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Maharashtra records highest single-day spike in COVID-19 numbers; Mumbai reports 1,540 cases on Thursday – Mumbai Mirror

Mumbai: The Maximum city on Thursday reported as many as 1,540 coronavirus cases and with that, the total number surged to 53,985.

Also, 97 people succumbed to the infection taking the death toll to 1,952. According to Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC), out of the 97 deaths (43 deaths occurred before June 7), 65 patients had co-morbidities. Also, 63 patients were men while 34 women. Ten of the deceased were below 40 years of age, 53 were above 60 years of age and 34 were between 40 to 60 years of age.

On Thursday, 516 people who had tested positive earlier, were completely recovered and discharged. The total number of recoveries in Mumbai now stands at 24,209. At present, there are 27,824 active cases in the city.

On the other hand, for the second consecutive day, Maharashtra recorded new highs on the COVID-19 dashboard — 152 deaths and 3,607 cases, health officials said on Thursday.

The month is proving to be a nightmare as the state has been notching triple-digit figures in the fatality count almost daily. On Thursday, 152 people died in the state due to the virus and the death toll has now gone up to 3,590.

Out of the 152 deaths, 102 were men and 50 women. 85 of them were aged over 60 years, 54 were from the age group 40 to 59 years and 13 were aged less than 40 years. 107 out of 152 patients (70.3 per cent) had high-risk comorbidities such as diabetes, hypertension, and heart disease.