Mumbai COVID-19 tally over 30,000; death toll reaches near 1,000

The city's death toll now stands at 988 as 39 COVID-19 fatalities were recorded on Sunday, May 24

Mumbai COVID-19 tally over 30,000; death toll reaches near 1,000

The COVID-19 tally in Mumbai reaches 30,542, and the State Health Ministry reported 1,725 fresh cases on Sunday, May 24. This was the second-highest jump in a single day in Mumbai. Further, the death toll due to coronavirus now stands at 988 as 39 COVID-19 fatalities were reported on Sunday.

Meanwhile, 58 deaths from the state were recorded taking the death toll in Maharashtra to 1,635. Mumbai still continues to account for 60 per cent of the state's fatalities.

On Sunday, during his address to the state, as Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray indicated that the state is yet to see the worst of the coronavirus pandemic, Maharashtra crossed the 50,000-mark with 3,041 fresh cases. With this, in 77 days, Maharashtra has gone from two cases to 50,231 cases. Of the total 50,231 cases, 39,756 cases were recorded in May.

Coming back to the COVID-19 situation in Mumbai, the city witnessed a silver lining to the pandemic, as 598 persons recovered from the infection in the last 24 hours. So far, 8,074 people in Mumbai have recovered from COVID-19. 

Among the 39 deaths in Mumbai on Sunday, 24 had co-morbidities. Alongside, of the 39 fatalities, 20 were male and 19 were female. Four of the deceased were below 40 years, 16 were above 60 years and the remaining 20 were between 40-60 years,

According to the civic authorities, the city's COVID-19 growth rate from May 16 to May 22 was 6.61 per cent. The officials claimed that only eight of the city's 24 civic wards have a growth rate of over eight per cent. As per the BMC data, the maximum growth rate has bee witnessed in N ward that covers Ghatkopar and Vidyavihar. 

Also Read:

Maharashtra Government Will Initiate Minimum Domestic Flights: Uddhav Thackeray Tells Aviation Minister

Taj Free Meal Deal Comes To An End; BMC Looks For Other Options For Doctors And Nurses

MumbaiLive would like to send you latest news updates