Covid-19: Mumbai Cases Saw 475% Rise in March With Over 88,000 Fresh Cases

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Mumbai metropolis reported 88,710 coronavirus cases successful March this year, astir 475 per cent much than the erstwhile month’s corruption count, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) information has revealed. The metropolis had reported 18,359 COVID-19 cases successful February and 16,328 successful January this year.

It means that determination were 70,351 much cases successful Mumbai successful March arsenic compared to the erstwhile period and 72,382 much cases arsenic compared to the tally successful January. As per the data, the microorganism claimed 216 lives successful the fiscal superior of the state successful March, a emergence of astir 181 per cent arsenic compared to the decease toll of 119 successful February.

A full of 237 deaths were reported successful the archetypal period of this year. On March 31, the COVID-19 caseload of the metropolis touched 4,14,714, portion the decease toll reached 11,686.

The BMC information showed that determination were 51,411 progressive cases of COVID-19 arsenic connected March 31, portion this fig was 9,715 by the extremity of February. With the spike successful COVID-19 cases, Mumbai’s betterment complaint went down to 85 per cent by March end, from 93 per cent recorded by the extremity of the erstwhile month.

The city’s COVID-19 maturation complaint besides worsened to 1.37 per cent by March extremity from conscionable 0.28 per cent recorded by the extremity of February. Its lawsuit doubling complaint besides went down to 49 days from 245 days successful this period, the information revealed. The regular COVID-19 lawsuit number successful Mumbai witnessed a important leap from mid-February, though determination was nary important emergence successful the fig of deaths astatine that time.

However, the fig of fatalities started increasing from past week. Meanwhile, implicit 11.52 lakh doses of COVID-19 vaccines person been administered to people, including wellness workers and frontline workers, successful the metropolis truthful far.

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