Reportedly, amplified COVID vaccination drives shall be implemented at all 132 centres in the city from today onwards.
Bringing some respite from the dreadful second wave of the COVID pandemic, Mumbai's daily infection tally remained below the 6k-mark for the second day in a row. With 5,542 new patients on Sunday, a significant dip was witnessed in Mumbai while the state's tally climbed up by an enormous 66,191. Alarmingly, Maharashtra recorded the highest number of fatalities on Sunday, with 832 victims succumbing to the highly contagious virus.
Recovery count exceeds new infections in Mumbai on Sunday
#CoronavirusUpdates 25-Apr; 6:00pm Positive Pts. (24 hrs) - 5,542 Discharged Pts. (24 hrs) - 8,478 Total Recovere… https://t.co/BJgv15nH7e— माझी Mumbai, आपली BMC (@माझी Mumbai, आपली BMC)1619359333.0
A count of 8,478 infected individuals recovered in the city on Sunday, exceeding the count of new detections by a notable margin. Detailing the statistics, Mumbai's civic body Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation informed through their Twitter handle that the recovery rate in the city has improved with a dip in the doubling rate. As of now, Mumbai has been a witness to a total cumulative count of 6,27,664 COVID-affected individuals, out of which 12,790 individuals lost their lives to the virus. In the past week, the city has observed maximum deaths in 2021, owing to the accelerated second wave of the virus with multiple mutations.
Given these figures, the city and state authorities are trying to amp up measures for curtailing the spread of the virus. While Mumbai's medical infrastructure is being upgraded daily to accommodate the escalating count of severe patients, officials are also undertaking steps to amplify the vaccination drives in the state. As per reports, immunisation schedules shall be implemented at all 132 sites across Mumbai from today onwards.
Maharastra tally of COVID-related deaths breaks all records!
Breaching all previous records, the daily count of deceased individuals in Maharashtra spiralled up to 832 on Sunday. With this worrisome figure, the state's tally is inching closer to a daunting 65,000. One of the most affected states in the country, the state has witnessed the last second-highest figure on April 23, standing at 773.
Maharashtra has seen a cumulative tally of 42,95,027 COVID patients till now and 6,98,354 of these, are currently infected by the virus. While the state has witnessed a steady fatality rate of 1.5%, the recovery rate has improved marginally and ticked up to 82.2%. As per records, more than 35,30,060 have recovered from the coronavirus.