Covid cases in Mumbai Today in 24 hours: Maharashtra Covid-19 Cases: In Maharashtra, 51,880 new cases of corona were reported on Tuesday and 891 patients died in this period. However, Health Minister Rajesh Tope said that Kovid’s daily cases are falling in 15 districts.
Mumbai: 51,880 new cases of coronavirus infection were reported in Maharashtra on Tuesday, with the number of infected people increased to 48,22,902. According to the Health Department, with the death of 891 patients of Kovid-19 in the same period, the death toll in the state rose to 71,742. According to this, 65,934 patients were cured in the state on Tuesday, which was more than the number of new cases reported. A total of 41,07,092 people have been cured in Maharashtra so far.
According to the department, the infection-free rate in Maharashtra is 85.16 percent while the death rate is 1.49 percent. At the same time, 6,41,910 patients are under treatment in the state at present. Meanwhile, the number of infected people in the city rose to 6,61,175 after 2,554 new cases of Corona virus infection were reported in Mumbai on Tuesday. During the same period, with the death of 62 patients of Covid-19, the death toll rose to 13,434.
Corona daily cases drop in 15 districts including Mumbai
Maharashtra Health Minister Rajesh Tope said on Tuesday that 15 districts including Mumbai and Thane are witnessing a drop in daily reported cases of Covid-19, but cases in other districts are still increasing. Tope said that the government is aiming to reduce the number of infections in districts with more cases of Covid-19 infection.
Tope said that the state government is trying to fix the purchase price of this vaccine by negotiating with the manufacturer of the Russian vaccine Sputnik V.
Covid-19 cases are still increasing in about 20 districts including Sangli, Satara, Buldhana and Kolhapur and we aim to reduce them,” he said. He said that cases of Kovid-19 in 15 districts – Mumbai, Dhule, Nanded, Bhandara, Thane, Nashik, Latur, Nandurbar, Nagpur, Aurangabad, Amravati, Raigad, Osmabad, Chandrapur and Gondia – are decreasing daily. The minister said that the district administration of the areas where cases are increasing, has been asked to increase the capacity of beds in hospitals.
Decrease in positivity rate
He said that the state experiencing a second wave of infection has registered a decrease of 5 percent in positivity rate and has come down from 27 percent to 22 percent. The minister said that there has been no reduction in the number of investigations of corona virus. “The number of tests per day varies between 2.5 lakh to 2.8 lakh, of which RTPCR is 65 per cent and rapid antigen test is 35 per cent,” he said. Tope said that the state most affected by the infection in the country will get 3.5 lakh vials of Remedisvir and 20,000 oxygen concentrators.
Tope said that 40,000 injections have been received from the Remedesvir stores received by Maharashtra and are already in use. He said that nine lakh doses of vaccine have been received for the age group above 45 years.