For the primary time after July 14, Mumbai on Wednesday logged greater than 600 new Covid-19 instances a day forward of the scheduled reopening of temples and different non secular locations in Maharashtra on the primary day of the Navratri competition.
With 629 new instances and 7 fatalities, Mumbai`s tally of infections rose to 7,45,792 and the toll to 16,136 on Wednesday, a civic physique official stated.
That is solely the primary event that Mumbai noticed over 600 recent Covid-19 infections in a single day after July 14 when 635 instances and 10 fatalities had been recorded.
On Tuesday, the monetary capital reported 433 Covid-19 instances and two fatalities.
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With 540 sufferers being discharged, the variety of recoveries in Mumbai rose to 7,22,636 on Wednesday, leaving the town with 4,519 energetic instances, the official stated.
With 39,569 new checks, the variety of samples examined thus far in Mumbai went as much as 1,05,74,242.
The variety of buildings sealed as a result of rise in Covid-19 instances in Mumbai now stands at 48. The town is freed from containment zones in slums and chawls since mid-August.
Mumbai`s common case restoration price is 97 per cent. The typical doubling price of instances has dipped to 1,131 days. The typical development price of instances stood at 0.06 per cent for the interval between September 29 to October 5, the BMC official stated.
As per the rules of the Maharashtra authorities, temples and different non secular locations will reopen from October 7, the primary day of the Navratri competition. Nevertheless, non secular congregations usually are not allowed.
The Mumbai civic physique had earlier stated that garba dance won’t be allowed throughout Navratri this yr as nicely.
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