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Mumbai records 7,410 new cases of COVID-19 on Thursday; Maharashtra sees 568 coronavirus-related deaths

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On Thursday, April 22, Mumbai recorded 7,410 new cases of COVID-19. With this, the number of active cases in the city has jumped to 83,953. The total number of coronavirus cases in the city currently stands at 6,09,000.

The city recorded 75 deaths today bringing the total COVID-19 related fatalities reported from the city to 12,576.

On a more positive note, 8,090 patients were discharged after recovering from the infection in the last 24 hours. The city has seen a total of 5,11,143 recoveries from the virus.

The overall growth rate of coronavirus in the city has jumped to 1.35 per cent.

Meanwhile, Maharashtra reported 67,013 new COVID-19 cases and 568 coronavirus-related deaths on Monday. The state’s current death toll stands at 62,479 and the case fatality rate in the state is pegged at 1.53%.

Details of district-wise active cases in Maharashtra are as follows:

Details of district-wise active cases in Maharashtra. (Source: Public Health Department, Maharashtra)

Details of district-wise active cases in Maharashtra. (Source: Public Health Department, Maharashtra)

Of the 568 deaths reported in Maharashtra today, 309 occurred in the last 48 hours and 158 in the last week. Rest 101 deaths are from the period before last week. Of these 101 deaths, 22 occurred in Yavatmal, 16 in Raigad, 13 in Nagpur, 9 in Nanded, 8 in Nashik, 7 in Aurangabad, 5 in Parbhani, 4 in Solapur, 4 in Thane, 4 in Wardha, 3 in Ahmednagar, 2 in Kolhapur, 1 in Jalgaon, 1 in Nandurbar, 1 in Pune and 1 in Satara.

62,298 patients were discharged from all over the state in the last 24 hours bringing the total number of successful recoveries in Maharashtra to 33,30,747. The recovery rate in the state is 81.34%

Meanwhile, even as various state government agencies are gearing to set up jumbo Covid centres, in Mumbai, the BMC will be adding 200 ICU beds in the next two to three days to tackle the acute shortage of medical resources the city is facing. The civic body has also been decided to shut the Mulund jumbo centre for vaccination so that it can accommodate beds for patients. The BMC is planning to add around 50 more ICU beds at Seven Hills Hospital, Cooper Hospital, Jogeshwari’s Trauma Care Hospital and Mulund Octroi Naka by end of this week.

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