Ahead of Increased testing and isolation of patients amid the exodus of migrant labourers has led to the decline in Covid-19 cases in Mumbai since the imposition of Stricter
Notably, on Saturday 24th April, Mumbai recorded the lowest figure of 5,888 new COVID-19 cases.
Mumbai is on winning path. In Four days of Stricter Lockdown Restrictions from night of 22 April, till today 25th April, there is a remarkable dip in COVID-19 cases. Given below is the detail of the cases.
*24.04.21 5888 8549*71 deaths
*23.04.21 7221 9541*
22.04.21 7410 8090
21.04.21 7214 9641
20.04.21 7214 9641
19.04.21 7381 8583
18.04.21 8479 8078
17.04.21 8834 6617
16.04.21 8839 9033
It’s for the first time since April 12, when the city reported 6,905 cases, the daily rise in infections in the country’s financial capital fell below 7,000 on Saturday.
A civic official makes it known that besides increased testing and tracing and early isolation, the migration of over six lakh workers may have played a role in the reduction of numbers.
Reportedly, Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray had been hinting of a total lockdown on the lines of earlier stricter lockdown. This even prompted migrant labourers to leave the city,
The decline in cases on Saturday also brought down the positivity rate from 18% to 15% in comparision to last week.
The overall growth rate of cases in the city is 1.26%.
The Central and Western Railways had run almost 500 special trains in last some weeks and most of them ran at full capacity.
On Saturday 8,549 patients were discharged after treatment, taking the tally of recoveries to 5,29,233.
All said the strict lockdown-like measures further discouraged people from stepping out.with their vehicles. The weekend lockdown too played a significant role.
News Input by K.V.Raman