Mumbai has been reporting a spike in COVID-19 instances within the final 15 days. On February 1 solely 328 instances had been present in Mumbai which has now tripled. The spike has gained momentum within the final week. On February 14, the daily COVID-19 instances in Mumbai had been 645, the identical on February 17 elevated to 721. While on February 18 the quantity additional rose to 736. 823 instances had been reported on February 19 and 897 on February 20. On Sunday, February 21 Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray whereas addressing the state knowledgeable that the approaching days shall be essential and if the variety of instances continues to spike, the federal government will resolve on imposing a lockdown within the state.
Mumbai reported 921 new COVID-19 instances, 540 recoveries and 4 deaths on Sunday, February 21, taking the full variety of instances within the monetary capital to three,19,128. According to Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) knowledge, there are 7,276 energetic instances and a pair of,99,546 sufferers have utterly recovered to date. The demise toll is at 11,442 within the metropolis. The restoration charge stands at 94 per cent. At current 31,33,429 exams have been carried out by the BMC. There are 168 contaminated zones in slums and chawls whereas 1,017 buildings are sealed by the BMC.
On Sunday, February 21, Maharashtra recorded 6,971 contemporary instances of the novel coronavirus. This propelled the state’s COVID-19 tally to 21,00,884. Currently, there are 52,956 energetic instances within the state. With 2,417 COVID-19 sufferers discharged within the day, the variety of recovered soared to 19,94,947.
More than 35 folks from the state have misplaced their lives to this illness within the final 24 hours whereas the full has now mounted to 51,788. While 2,45,563 individuals are beneath dwelling quarantine, 1,732 others have been admitted to institutional quarantine centres. The COVID-19 restoration charge and fatality charge within the state stand at 94.96 per cent, and a pair of.47 per cent respectively.
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