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Death Toll Touches 381 Among Mumbaikars In The Age Group of 20 To 39

Doctors have listed obesity, diabetes, delay in testing and preexisting ailments as the major reason for the deaths among the youth in the city.

Death Toll Touches 381 Among Mumbaikars In The Age Group of 20 To 39
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The city of Mumbai has been hit the worst since the spread of the coronavirus infection back in March. After multiple lockdowns and relentless preventive measures by the civic body and the healthcare workers, the city has just started to show some decline in the number of cases reported on the daily. However, the virus is still prominent and even though Unlock 3.0 has begun, the lives of Mumbaikars have not yet gone back to normalcy. 

According to a report in Times of India, COVID-19 related fatalities among the youth from the age group of 20-39 has reached 381 in Mumbai. The report states there have been 100 deaths among the youth in their 20s and 281 deaths among those in their 30s.  

As per the report, the doctors have listed obesity, diabetes, delay in testing and preexisting ailments as the major reason for deaths among the youth in the city. The report further states that in terms of fatality rate, the deaths are less than 1 per cent in the age group of 20 to 29 and 1.3 per cent in the age bracket of 30 to 39 as compared to 19 to 21 per cent in the older age groups. 

Meanwhile, the total caseload of COVID-19 in Mumbai has reached 1,20,165 and the fatality toll has gone up to 6,645. According to the data provided by the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC), there are about 20,562 active cases in the city and 92,661 patients have recovered so far.

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