Much than 100 Covid-19 admissions were recorded in the city on Sunday, the biggest single-day total in nearly four months. Two deaths were also recorded in Mumbai, both in people under the age of 40 with complications.
Significant increase in Covid-19 cases in Mumbai
However, new detections in both the state and the city did not show a significant increase over Saturday. On Sunday, the state registered 2,946 Covid-19 instances, a slight increase over Saturday’s 2,922 but still well below the 3,000 milestones reached last week.
On Sunday, 1,803 cases were registered in Mumbai, up from 1,745 on Saturday. In June, the state reported approximately 23,500 (23,491) cases, with nearly 15,000 of those from Mumbai. Due to the fast increase in cases, Mumbai’s doubling rate has dropped to 513 days.
According to a city official, approximately a dozen of the 117 people admitted to the hospital on Sunday required oxygen. Despite the fact that the total number of patients in hospitals in the city for Covid-19 has reached 425, bed occupancy is still less than 2%. (1.7 percent ).
Only six patients are on ventilators and are considered critical, according to civic data. According to the civic report, the two patients who died on Sunday—one male and one female—had underlying conditions. The state’s total Covid-19 toll is now 147,870, while the city is 19,573.
The number of active cases in Maharashtra increased by 10% from Saturday to 16,370. The number of active cases in Mumbai has surpassed 11,000 for the first time (10,889). Despite the increase in instances, only about 5% of patients are admitted to hospitals in Maharashtra, according to a state official.
While the Mumbai Metropolitan Region and Pune account for over 90% of the cases, Nagpur and Nashik are showing a slight increase. On Sunday, Nagpur had 179 active cases, while Nashik had 82.