COVID-19: Mumbai surpasses Wuhan’s record, tally crosses 51,000
Mumbai surpassed Wuhan in China in the number of confirmed coronavirus cases. COVID-19 cases in Mumbai crossed the 51,000-mark on June 9th, 2020. With this, Mumbai is ahead of Wuhan by 700 cases. Only last week, Maharashtra’s COVID-19 infection had crossed that of China. Some 1760 people have succumbed to the virus so far.
Ninety days after the first coronavirus positive patient was found in Mumbai, the number of cases in Mumbai took over Wuhan. Maharashtra has registered 97648 COVID-19 cases on June 12th, 2020.
The number of coronavirus cases in Mumbai had crossed 10,000 on May 6 and 25,000 on May 21.
The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) said in a release as quoted by The Asianage that 1,015 new coronavirus patients were detected on Tuesday, taking the tally of cases to 50,878.
The death toll due to the pandemic in Maharashtra’s capital increased to 1,758 with 58 deaths recorded in the past 24 hours. 904 patients were discharged from hospitals during this period, taking the number of recovered patients in the city to 22,942.
Mumbai has 26,178 active patients while 690 new suspected patients have been admitted to various hospitals. The first coronavirus patient was detected in the city on March 11th, 2020, and the first death due to the COVID-19 was reported on March 17th, 2020. Of 58 patients who died in the city since June 8th, 2020, evening,
Meanwhile, India has crossed 2 lakh-mark in terms of corona positives on June 3rd. As on June 11th, the country currently has 298K confirmed COVID-19 cases, 141842 active cases with 147194 cured and discharged. The total number of deaths is 8498.
Among the states, Maharashtra is the first state to cross 3 thousand deaths. It has recorded 94041 corona cases with 44517 cured, 3438 deaths, and 46086 active cases. The western state is followed by Delhi and Tamil Nadu. Delhi has corona 32810 cases with 12245 cured, 984 deaths, and 19581 active cases. Tamil Nadu has 36841 positive cases with 19333 cured, 3262 deaths, 17182 active cases. Gujarat with 21521 COVID-19 cases, so far, has 14735 have been cured, 1347 deaths, and 5439 active cases.
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