Mumbai: The number of coronavirus cases detected in Maharashtra has increased only slightly after reaching a near 17 month low on Monday.
Since the arrival of the novel Covid-19 in the month of March last year, the state has counted around 2,069 coronavirus cases and around 43 fatalities on Tuesday. And the total caseload has reached about 65.8 lakh and the death toll due to coronavirus has reached around 1.4 lakh.
The cases of coronavirus inside Mumbai have been hovering around 400 for the second consecutive day. Mainly because of testing for more than 35,000 coronaviruses below normal. On Tuesday, about 418 coronavirus cases have been reported inside the city. And two people have died. The total corona caseload is up to about 7.5 lakhs. And the death toll has gone up to about 16,164.
More cases registered in Pune region than Mumbai
However, Mumbai region has once again become the largest contributor to the state’s tally, BMC officials have said. The area of Pune has recorded more coronavirus cases than Mumbai.
There’s no reason to worry right now. “Now, we cannot deny this at all. That the cases of Covid-19 have increased compared to that time period. When there were strict restrictions. Additional Municipal Commissioner named Suresh Kakani has said that the impact of the decision on the date of 15 August – Mumbaikars who have completed almost 14 days after being fully vaccinated to board local trains – is all too evident on the city’s coronavirus tally.
BMC’s Executive Health Officer named Dr Mangala Gomare has said that the areas where the cases of Covid have increased only marginally as compared to the past weeks. And they are being studied. She has said that all these wards E (Byculla), HW (Bandra), F-North (Matunga), D (Malabar Hill) and A (Colaba) are now being closely monitored. But the increase in the cases of covid-19 is not very big now.
Meanwhile, the active covid cases in the state have gone up to 30,525. But inside the city it has increased to about 5,985. Health Department officials have said that it is quite clear that the second wave of covid is now subsiding. But now there is a possibility that the cases of covid may increase again after this festive season.