Maharashtra Coronavirus updates : On Friday Maharashtra reported a slight increase in the Covid-19 cases and there were seen a decline in deaths. If we talk about the reports a total of 6,190 cases and 127 deaths were reported. Which took the total of 16,72,858 and the toll to 43,837 since the Coronavirus outbreak.
In Maharashtra the recovery rate is quite good, it has a recovery rate of 89.8%. The recovery rate in the city was 88%, with 1,101 patients discharged on Friday, said a BMC update.
Maharashtra is discharging more patients then the patients that are coming in. A total of 8,241 patients were discharged on Friday.
According to the 2-3 months of analysis of the new cases, in October Maharashtra show’s a 50% less cases and around 42% less deaths compared to the month of September.
Maharashtra had 2.9 lakh cases in all of October month, and around 5.9 lakh cases in the month of September. The deaths reported in October were 6,962 which was down from 11,975 which was in the month of September.
Dr Shashank Joshi, who is the member of the state’s Covid-19 task force, said that “City seemed stable but would have to guard against a surge in the festive season by ensuring use of masks and physical distancing”.
He further added, “Mumbai has been unique in the sense that its caseload has always been static, unlike, say, Delhi, which is witnessing its third peak”.
“The pandemic could linger, emerging in small bursts for a long period in Mumbai. Hence, the city cannot down its guard. Testing numbers should increase and not decrease,” he said.
Metropolitan Regions have 2,159 cases and 51 deaths, which took the total to 5.8 lakh and the death toll to 17,942.
Kalyan-Dombivli reported 151 new cases and a death, taking the total to 49,228 and the death toll to 1,002.
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In Thane, 218 new cases were reported taking the total to 46,503. There were 4 deaths reported which took the total to 1,149. The recovery rate in Thane is at 92.8%.
In Navi Mumbai, 150 cases were reported, taking the tally to 44,372. the recovery rate was 93%. There were 6 deaths, the toll touched to 898.
Panvel reported 99 cases and 4 deaths. The tally reached 23,455 and the toll, 550.
With Inputs from TOI