It comes as a big sigh of relief to Mumbai that On Monday 31 City recorded lowest figure of 960 Covid-19 cases. This is an indication that the pandemic is gradually making it to the exit mode. This lowest figure comes for the first time after December 27, 2021, while 11 more patients die due to the infection. This report comes from the City Civic Body Official.
As per Civic Body Officials with this, the tally of Covid-19 in the city rose to 10,46,590, while the death toll increased to 16,623
On the second day in a row, the daily COVID-19 cases have gone down in the financial capital. The city has reported 200 less cases than the count on Sunday, when it had registered 1,160 infections and 10 fatalities.
The case doubling rate has improved to 421 days, while the growth rate of COVID-19 cases between January 24 and 30 stood at 0.16 per cent as per BMC Bulletin adding that 835 out of the 960 new patients were asymptomatic. In the last 24 hours, only 106 patients were hospitalised and 30 put on oxygen support.
Notably, 2,216 of the total 37,576 hospital beds earmarked for Covid-19 patients are at present occupied in the city.
However the Municipal Commissioner Iqbal Singh Chahal, asserted that the third Covid-19 wave in Mumbai started on December 21, 2021. On January 7, 2022, the city had reported the highest-ever 20,971 cases.
Reportedly last year Mumbai recorded the highest 11,163 cases on April 4, 2021, amid the second wave of the pandemic.
News Input: K.V.Raman