Nearly 3,000 cases were reported in Maharashtra on Saturday Covid-19 – Approximately 60 percent of these were reported from Mumbai itself. The western state has registered 2,922 new infections in the past 24 hours, but a virus-related death has been reported from the capital, Mumbai.
The total number of deaths reported in Maharashtra since the epidemic began is now 1,47,868.
The number of active Covid-19 cases in Mumbai crossed the 10,000-mark (10,047) months after 1,745 new infections were reported in the city in the last 24 hours. While 99 patients were hospitalized during the day, 94 percent (1,646) were asymptomatic. As of Friday, the active caseload in Mumbai stood at 9,191.
The rate of positive in the country’s financial capital is 12.26 percent – 7.07 percent statewide. Mumbai crossed the 10 percent test positive rate (TPR) on Friday. On Thursday, the positive rate was 9.64%. Over 14,000 Kovid-19 tests have been conducted in the city, taking the total number of tests to 1,72,74,399. With 888 new recoveries in the last 34 hours, the Kovid recovery rate in Mumbai is at 97 percent and the caseload doubling rate is at 561 days.
In the first 10 days of June, the city reported double the number of cases reported in May. In June, Mumbai reported 13,000 cases of the virus so far, but in May it added only 5,979 cases.
Meanwhile, Maharashtra’s Nashik district reported 4,76,215 casualties on Saturday as 17 new cases of covariates were reported in the last 24 hours.
The state conducted 41,302 covid tests during the day, taking the total number of tests to 8.12 crore.