COVID-19: Mumbai records highest single-day peak of cases since pandemic began | India News

Mumbai: The capital of Mumbai on Sunday recorded 3,779 new cases of the coronavirus in the past 24 hours, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) said. This is the highest number of cases reported in Mumbai since the start of the pandemic.

With this, the total number of coronavirus patients in Mumbai stands at 3,62,675. In addition, 10 people have succumbed to the infection in Mumbai in the past 24 hours, To date, a total of 11,586 deaths have been reported of COVID-19 in Mumbai.

Mumbai has added more than 37,000 new cases of COVID-19 in one month. He recorded the largest increase in the number of cases in a day earlier this week.

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Previously, on March 19, Mumbai reported 3,062 new cases of COVID-19, which was then highest peak for the city since the start of the pandemic last year.

In Maharashtra, at least 30,535 new cases of coronavirus have been recorded in the past 24 hours, the highest since last March. With this, the number of coronavirus patients in Maharashtra has now increased to 24,79,682. There have been 99 deaths from the infection in the past 24 hours. The death toll from the coronavirus in Maharashtra now stands at 53,399.

The new spike in cases comes just three days after Maharashtra recorded its largest single-day rise with 25,833. The previous highest peak was 24,896 in September 2020.

In Maharashtra today, 11,314 patients were discharged from hospital after their recovery. To date, 22 14,867 patients have recovered and discharged from Maharashtra.

Meanwhile, the number of containment zones and sealed buildings has increased dramatically over the past six days in Mumbai with an increase in the number of COVID-19 cases.