Good News! Zero COVID deaths reported in Mumbai today for the first time ever

Good News! Zero COVID deaths reported in Mumbai today for the first time ever

According to a latest report, Mumbai on Sunday, October 17, did not see any deaths due to coronavirus for the first time ever since March 26, 2020.

Taking it to Twitter, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) said: "We are extremely happy to announce that Mumbai has reported zero  related fatalities today, a first since March 26, 2020. We are well on the way to recovery Mumbai, keep following precautions and let's get every citizen vaccinated!"

Moreover, while sharing the good news, state Environment and Tourism Minister Aaditya Thackeray appealed citizens to not let the guard and to continue following all COVID-related protocols.

Thackeray in his tweet stated: "Keep the mask on the face and get yourself vaccinated if you haven’t yet!  Help us keep Mumbai safe, we’re here to serve you!"

On Sunday, October 17, Mumbai reported 367 new cases of COVID-19, pushing the tally to 7,50,808.
Meanwhile, the death toll remained at 16,180. 

On the other hand, the number of daily recoveries in the metropolis saw an upsurge. BMC also stated that 518 persons got cured today. With this, total recoveries have touched 7,27,084.

As per reports, the city had reported its first coronavirus infection on March 11, 2020, and its first death six days later on March 17 the same year. Mumbai had recorded the highest 11,163 cases on April 4, this year and the most number of deaths at 90 on May 1, 2021.

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