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Coronavirus Outbreak: Administration in Bhiwandi on alert after fatalities increase

The recovery rate in Bhiwandi has reached 86.6 per cent. Meanwhile, the death rate has gone up to 6.9 per cent.

Coronavirus Outbreak: Administration in Bhiwandi on alert after fatalities increase
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Although the number of coronavirus cases in Bhiwandi remains low, the local administration is worried over the increasing fatalities in the area. On August 8, the media reports have claimed that 40 people died due to COVID-19 related death. 

In the first week of August, more than 60 people have died due to coronavirus in Bhiwandi. However, the current doubling rate in Bhiwandi for the coronavirus cases is 130 days, the highest in Maharashtra. 

The recovery rate in Bhiwandi has reached 86.6 per cent. Meanwhile, the death rate has gone up to 6.9 per cent. However, as per the official data, Bhiwandi has not reported any fatalities for two consecutive days on Sunday. 

As of August 9, Bhiwandi has recorded 4,004 coronavirus cases till now after 24 fresh COVID-19 cases were reported. According to the data issued by Maharashtra Public Health Department, the official death toll of Bhiwandi remains at 282. 

Meanwhile, the coronavirus patients in Thane district are getting recovered at a faster rate. In Mumbai, the recovery rate is approximately 78 per cent while the same is 79.88 per cent in Thane district. Moreover, the doubling rate of coronavirus patients in Mumbai is 89 days now which means that number of cases will double nearly after 90 days. 

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