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COVID-19 Positive Cases Cross 2500 Mark, Death Tally Reaches 119

Mira Bhayandar gasped as 92 COVID-19 cases were reported on Wednesday with three succumbed to coronavirus infection. The highest number of cases in a day was 145 recorded on June 11, while 139 recorded on June 16. The total number of COVID-19 positive cases cross 2500 mark on Wednesday and now stands at 2573. However, the death tally touches to 119.

The statistics related to COVID-19 from Wednesday made people take notice of the situation for more than one reason. Besides the number of cases crosses 2500 mark, three more COVID patients succumbed to the virus making the tally reaches 119. This is the 27th consecutive day of COVID deaths reported in the Mira Bhayandar Municipal Corporation (MBMC) jurisdiction. The highest death reported on June 3, when eight succumbed to the novel coronavirus infection. In last 32 days, Mira Bhayandar has seen about 107 deaths of the coronavirus patients.   

Officials confirmed that the cumulative number of active cases, discharged and deaths add up to 2573. However, state government details in the bulletin give another number of 2738. It means COVID-19 positive cases has crossed 2700 mark and there are difference of 165 cases between Municipal Corporation data verses State government data. According to official information on Covid-19 tests, the MBMC had conducted 7031 swab tests till Wednesday. Among these, 4136 people tested negative while 322 people reports are still awaited.

Out of 2573 cases are detected, 1004 are active cases, while 1450 were discharged and 119 have died.

Recovery and death rate

The recovered rate of Mira Bhayandar is 56.35% highest among the state and Thane district average of 50.09% and 40.61%. However, the report is worrisome about the death rate in the twin city. While the state and Thane district death rates are 4.69 and 2.84% whereas Mira Bhayandar recorded 4.62%.    

Wednesday’s report

Ninety-two new COVID-19 positive cases were reported in Mira-Bhayandar. However, 89 people have been recovered from COVID-19, which is the second-highest discharged in a day. On June 16, 97 people had been discharged after completely recovering. Of the 92 cases detected on Wednesday, 29 are new cases while 63 are a close contact of earlier detected positive patients.

The youngest among Wednesday’s cases was a 1-year-old boy from Kasturi Garden in Bhayandar (West) who is suspected to have contracted the infection from one of her family members who had tested positive for the virus earlier. The oldest among them was a 92-year-old man residing in Vinayak Nagar area of Mira Road. He was a new positive case and MBMC is tracing from whom he has been infected.