Mumbai's coronavirus infection graph finally slopes with the lowest tallies recorded since the outbreak of virus.
A plunge in the number of newly confirmed and active coronavirus cases in Mumbai has washed the city with a wave of relief. In a landmark victory, the city of Mumbai recorded its lowest maximum tally of fresh cases on Wednesday. Plunging by -7230 infections below the zero-equator, Mumbai's covid transmission graph finally witnesses its first major dip in the last 8 months. With this, the number of active cases in the city also fell by -7138 patients, bringing respite to the city's diligent frontline medical health care workers.
Active Cases in Mumbai reduce by half
In a landslide fall in the number of new COVID-19 cases, Mumbai has witnessed over a 50% fall in the number of active cases. The active caseload of the city plugged from 14, 096 to 6,956 cases in just 24 hours. This margin was independent of the number of recoveries generated during this phase.
With this high negative yield, Mumbai's total case tally now stands at 2,84,404, with a high recovery mark of 2,65,606, second highest in the state, out of which about 9,303 patients have recovered since December 1. These falling fresh tallies, good 93.3% high recovery and the nearing of the date of arrival of the coronavirus vaccine, promise Mumbai a speedy virus recovery.
COVID fatalities cross the 11,000 mark in Mumbai
With a dozen more coronavirus casualties on Wednesday, the city's death toll has surged past the mark of 11,000. As per statistics, the city reported as many as 1,000 deaths over the course of the last 53 days. Soaring high to this number, Mumbai now harbours the maximum load of the country's fatality ratio, recording the highest number of deaths in the state of Maharashtra and India alike.