Mumbai has reported its biggest hike in coronavirus cases for the second consecutive day. The Maharashtra capital that had logged 2,877 cases yesterday, recorded 3,062 Covid cases in the last 24 hours, which is the city’s highest single-day increment in its total cases ever. This comes as the Maharashtra government announced restrictions today to arrest the massive upsurge in cases across the state.
With this, Mumbai’s total of active cases has reached 20,140, whereas its overall coronavirus total is 3,55,897. The city’s recovery rate is settled at 91 percent; 1,334 people were discharged today.
10 people died in the last 24 hours because of the illness, taking the total count of deaths in the city to 11,565.
The daily figure in Maharashtra was slightly lower than yesterday. The state had logged 25,833 fresh cases on Thursday – highest since the outbreak of the pandemic last year. Today, it reported 25,681, which is over 60 per cent of the countrywide total of daily coronavirus cases.