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Mumbai records 1,158 fresh Covid-19 cases along with 47 new deaths, Dharavi active cases below 100

The rate of recovery for patients in Mumbai has increased to 70 per cent and the doubling rate stands at 50 days.

Mumbai records 1,158 fresh Covid-19 cases along with 47 new deaths, Dharavi active cases below 100
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On Monday, Maharashtra witnessed 6,497 fresh Covid-19 cases and a total of 193 deaths. Out of these, 1,158 cases were reported from Mumbai along with 47 new deaths. Mumbai's slum colony Dharavi has recorded six new coronavirus cases. The total tally has now reached 2,381 as per the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC).

The city civic body has also stated in media reports that the densely populated slum only has 96 active Covid-19 cases. However, the BMC has stopped disclosing coronavirus related deaths in the area. The recovery rate in Mumbai district has reached to 70 per cent and the doubling rate stands at 50 days. The average daily growth rate of covid patients in Mumbai was 1.68 per cent on July 1 which has come down to 1.36 per cent on July 12 as per media reports.  

Since Maharashtra has been hit the worst, State Minister of Higher and Technical Education Uday Samant, has stated in media reports that Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray has confirmed to not conduct final exams in the state due to the pandemic. 

Ever since easing the lockdown in the first week of June, Thane district saw a drastic rise in coronavirus cases. Just a few days ago, more than 400 areas were sealed in Kalyan-Dombivali as contaminants zones. The region falls under the Thane district where the lockdown has now been extended till July 19. 

The pandemic has also taken a toll on the frontline police workers as two more policemen succumbed to the deadly virus in the city. A 38 year old policeman from Palghar and a 55 year-old assistant sub-inspector in the Mumbai Traffic Police from Andheri, passed away due to the virus.

Meanwhile, India has crossed the 9 lakh mark in Covid-19 cases with a death toll of 23,727, and continues to remain the third worst-hit country in the world. The World Health Organization (WHO) has warned that the pandemic would get worse if the basics are not followed in media reports. This comes after the coronavirus cases crossed the 13 million mark globally. 

 


           




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