Mumbai: For the second consecutive day, Maharashtra recorded new highs on the Covid-19 dashboard — 152 deaths and three,607 cases — with the best 97 fatalities for the second day working in Mumbai, well being officers mentioned right here on Thursday.
The state’s loss of life toll of 152 marks a rise of three over the earlier excessive of 149 notched on June 10, with the month proving to be a nightmare with 3-digit loss of life figures being notched nearly every day.
The earlier three-digit highs recorded within the state embody 103 deaths (June 2), 122 (June 3), 123 (June 4), 139 (June 5) and 120 (June 6), 109 (June 8), 120 (June 9), 149 (June 10), and 152 on Thursday.
This involves roughly one loss of life each 9 minutes, and a whopping 150 new cases notched each hour within the state on Thursday.
Maharashtra has been recording 100-plus fatalities and new sufferers over 2K every day for the previous 11 days.
With 152 fatalities, the state’s loss of life toll has zoomed to three,590 whereas the overall variety of Coronavirus sufferers elevated from Wednesday’s 94,041 to climb to 97,648 on Thursday.
The well being division mentioned of the overall variety of cases declared until date, 47,968 are lively cases, growing by 1,894 over Wednesday’s 46,074.
Despite the gloomy knowledge on the rising variety of Covid-19 deaths and cases, the state continues to report a shocking restoration fee, standing at present at 47.02 per cent and a mortality (loss of life) fee 3.07 per cent.
Of the overall 152 fatalities on Thursday, 97 deaths have been recorded in Mumbai alone for the second day — taking town loss of life toll up from Wednesday’s 1,857 to 1,954 now, whereas the variety of Covid-19 optimistic sufferers right here went up by 1,418 cases to the touch 54,085.
Besides Mumbai’s 97 deaths, there have been 20 fatalities in Thane (Mira-Bhayander, Navi Mumbai, Kalyan-Dombivali), Eight every in Pune and Solapur, 6 in Aurangabad, 5 in Nashik, 2 every in Palghar and Latur, and one every in Ratnagiri, Hingoli, Jalna and Nanded.
The victims comprised 102 males — taking pictures above the 100-mark for the primary time — and 50 girls, and almost 70 per cent of them suffered from different critical illnesses akin to diabetes, hypertension, coronary heart issues and bronchial asthma.
On the optimistic aspect, a complete of 1,561 absolutely cured sufferers returned dwelling on Thursday, taking the variety of these discharged to 46,078.
Health Minister Rajesh Tope introduced on Thursday that a further 500 ICU beds shall be made out there on the Seven Hills and St. George hospitals in Mumbai inside per week.
As town continues to grapple with Covid-19, between 200 and 300 medical doctors from rural areas of the state shall be dropped at town to assist cope with the sufferers’ rush.
In a video-convention with Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan, Tope urged the Centre to loosen up the stringent norms governing the containment zones from 28 days to 14 days to present aid to the police pressure.
Maharashtra now has 95 labs for Covid-19 exams, together with 41 within the personal sector, whereas the variety of exams performed until date is 609,317, of which 16 per cent have returned optimistic.
The MMR continued to trigger big worries with the second highest 199 new Covid-19 deaths, down by Three over Wednesday, pulling up the toll to 2,457, and taking the variety of optimistic cases to 73,242 on Thursday — the best within the nation.
Though trailing a distant third after MMR, Pune Division fatalities touched 594, moreover 13,161 sufferers.
Since June 1, Thane district with 15,679 cases and 398 fatalities has zoomed previous Pune district.
The subsequent main area of concern is Nashik Division with 258 deaths and three,722 optimistic cases, adopted by Aurangabad Division with 133 fatalities and a pair of,835 cases, and at last Akola Division with 67 deaths and 1,530 cases.
There’s Latur Division with 20 deaths and 544 cases, Kolhapur Division with 27 deaths and 1,396 sufferers, and at last Nagpur Division with 14 deaths and 1,138 cases.
Meanwhile, the variety of individuals despatched to dwelling-quarantine elevated from Wednesday’s 569,145 to 573,606 on Thursday, whereas these in institutional quarantine went up by 838 to 28,066 now.
In one other relieving information for sufferers, there are as many as 75,493 beds at present out there for Covid-19 quarantine within the state.