For the very first time, the new COVID-19 positive cases were reported in three digits here at Mira-Bhayandar within 24 hours. These records 145 new COVID-19 cases have spiked the number of positive cases (cumulative) to 1338 on Thursday. However, 23 people have been recovered from Coronavirus infection. Tuesday’s data with 91 positive cases were marked as the second-highest statistics in which coronavirus infected found in one day.
Out of the records 145 new COVID-19 cases, Mira Road has reported 59 cases. Bhayandar West has reported 42 cases while Bhayandar East is having 44 positive cases, according to the official data given by the MBMC. This has raised more worries to the officials of Mira-Bhayandar Municipal Corporation. While 91 cases are closed contact of old positive patients, 54 have been newly discovered from different parts of the twin city. Four death cases are reported from Mira Bhayandar on Thursday.
The total number of positive cases in the municipal corporation area has gone up to 1338. While the people recovered from Coronavirus remains as high as 699. There are 568 active cases in the area at present. However, 71 persons have succumbed to the virus infection, so far.
On Thursday, 23 persons were discharged after treatment from hospitals. However, the recovery rate of the twin city has come down to 52.24 per cent from 68.13. It is much higher than a country average of 40 per cent. Even a doubling rate has improved to 16 days. However, the death rate has gone up from three per cent to 5.3 per cent, which is higher than the national average.
Of the 4221 tests carried out by the MBMC so far, reports of 2691 persons came negative while in 192 cases, reports are still awaited.
Unlock 1.0, boon or bane?
Mira-Bhayandar has witnessed a spike in positive cases following the unlock 1.0 began from Saturday, June 06. MBMC had recorded a sudden hike in the number of cases, with 91 cases recorded on June 09.
In the last four days, the positive cases found are 145, 80, 91 and 46. According to sources, “Most of the cases are infected by untraceable contact which is hinting that we are on the verge of community spread. So, if want to be a safe stay home.”