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Covid-19: Mumbai reports highest cases in over three months

Updated on: 26 May,2022 07:43 AM IST  |  Mumbai
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While infections are on the rise, they are not life-threatening as patients are recovering, a civic official said. Out of 295 patients reported during the day, 12 were hospitalised

Covid-19: Mumbai reports highest cases in over three months

A health worker is vaccinated at BYL Nair Hospital on Wednesday. Pic/Ashish Raje


Mumbai on Wednesday reported 295 new coronavirus infections, highest in the past over three months, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) said in a statement. No death on account of the pandemic was reported in the metropolis during the day, it said. Earlier, the financial capital of the country had recorded 349 new cases and three deaths on February 12, 2022. The caseload in the city increased to 10,63,571, the BMC release said.

While infections are on the rise, they are not life-threatening as patients are recovering, a civic official said. Out of 295 patients reported during the day, 12 were hospitalised. As many as 194 patients recovered, increasing the total of recovered persons in the city to 10,42,474. There are 1,531 active coronavirus patients in Mumbai now.  The recovery rate in the city is 98 per cent, while overall growth rate of cases for the period between May 18 and 24 was 0.017 per cent.




The caseload doubling period stands at 3,973 days. Maharashtra on Wednesday recorded a sharp rise in COVID-19 cases at 470, the highest daily count since March 5 and more than half of them in Mumbai, while no fresh death due to the infection was registered in the state, the health department said. With this, the state’s overall COVID-19 tally rose to 78,83,818, while the death toll remained unchanged at 1,47,857, the department said in a bulletin.


It said 334 patients recovered from the infection in the past 24 hours, taking their cumulative number to 77,33,786 and leaving the state with 2,175 active cases. The state’s coronavirus recovery rate stood at 98.10 per cent, while the fatality rate was 1.87 per cent, the bulletin said. It said 25,400 coronavirus tests were conducted in the past 24 hours, taking the number of swab samples examined so far in the state to 8,07,85,805.

78,83,818
Total no of cases in Maharashtra

372
Total no. of cases reported in MMR in the last 24 hours

0
No of deaths in city on Wednesday

194
Patients recovered and discharged in city on Wednesday

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