Mumbai: The city on Thursday reported 1,442 fresh cases of coronavirus and with this, the total number surged to 44,704. Also, 48 deaths due to the virus were reported in the metropolitan city in a single day.
So far, 1,465 have died of the virus while 18,098 people have recovered in the city and have been discharged according to the latest data provided by the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC).
Out of the 48 deaths, 33 patients had co-morbidities. 33 patients were male and 15 were female. Seven deaths were below
40 years of age 23 deaths were above 60 years of age, and 18 were between 40 to 60 years.
On the other hand, Maharashtra on Thursday recorded 2,933 COVID-19 cases taking the total numbers to 77,793. Also, the state saw the highest single-day spike in the number of deaths with 123 fatalities. The death toll now stands at 2710, according to the state health department.
Out of the 123 deaths today, 85 were men and 38 women. 71 of them aged over 60 years, 44 were from the age group 40 to 59 years and 8 aged less than 40 years. 92 out of 123 patients (75 per cent) had high-risk co-morbidities such as diabetes, hypertension, heart disease, and the likes.
Also, 33,681 COVID-19 patients have been discharged after full recovery until today and now there are 41,393 active cases in the state.
The recovery rate in Maharashtra now stands at 43.29 per cent while the fatality rate has gone down to as low as 3.48 per cent, the state health department noted.