In a major positive development on Sunday, country’s financial capital Mumbai reported no Covid-19-related deaths in the last 24-hour period. According to the BrihanMumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) and Public Health Department of Maharashtra government, 367 new patients were diagnosed with coronavirus in Mumbai in last 24 hours. While 418 patients were discharged after recovery.
According to Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation Additional Commissioner Suresh Kakani, the last time Mumbai recorded zero deaths was on March 26, 2020 when the pandemic was just beginning to break out in the city. He said that mumbai’s recovery rate has now improved to 97 per cent. Beside, the positivity rate has dipped to 1.27 per cent in the metropolis which now has 5,030 active cases. He also informed that over 28,600 tests were conducted in the past 24 hours in the city. He added that although there are no active containment zones in the city, 50 buildings continue to remain sealed.
Meanwhile, during the day, Maharashtra recorded 29 deaths and 1,715 new cases.