Mumbai reports 122 positive cases on Tuesday; highest in Maharashtra
Mumbai on Tuesday reported about 122 fresh COVID-19 cases, nearly double the tally of 63 infections found on Monday. The sharp uptick of cases in the last 24 hours also marked the 7th day of this month, when the single-day COVID caseload exceeded the 100-mark in the city. With this, Mumbai accounts for about 55% of all 223 cases traced in Maharashtra on May 10.
COVID-19 cases in Mumbai rise by 35% in 10 days
As per records, Mumbai has witnessed a 35% increase in COVID-19 patients in the last 10 days. Even as the city reported an average of 100 daily cases in the past week, around 99% of them are asymptomatic. To add to this, Mumbai also has a very high recovery rate at 98%, which too is keeping the pandemic fears at bay.
Several states including, Punjab, Uttar Pradesh and Delhi have seen a rise in COVID-19 cases. However, most patients are exhibiting mild symptoms and are recovering in home isolation itself.
Personal caution is advised to all citizens to eliminate the chances of infection transmission. Face masks and social distancing are prescribed in crowded areas. It is essential to exercise care and safety to avoid contracting the virus.