Mumbai: The financial capital of India on Tuesday reported 1,015 fresh cases of coronavirus and the city’s tally has now reached 50,878.
With that, the total number of COVID-19 cases in Mumbai crossed that of Wuhan which was reported to be 50,340 by the Chinese government. The very first case of coronavirus in the world was reported in Wuhan.
Mumbai also saw 58 new deaths due to the virus on Tuesday and the death toll now stands at 1,758, as informed by the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation.
Out of the 58 deaths, 47 patients had comorbidities. Also, 40 patients were male and 18 female. Two of the deceased were aged below 40 years of age, 30 deaths were above 60 years of age and 26 were aged between 40 to 60 years.
On the other hand, Maharashtra reported 2,259 fresh cases on Tuesday along with 120 deaths. As of now, there are 44,849 active cases in the state.
Out of the 120 deaths, 80 were men and 40 women. Also, 62 of them were aged over 60 years, 47 were from the age group of 40 to 59 years and 11 were aged less than 40 years. 91 out of 120 patients (75.8 per cent) had high-risk comorbidities such as diabetes, hypertension, and heart disease. The death toll in the state has now gone up to 3,289.
According to the state health department, the recovery rate in Maharashtra now stands at 46.96 per cent while the fatality rate has gone down to as low as 3.6 per cent.