Mumbai reports zero death due to Covid 19 on Sunday since March 2020

by Web Desk | Published: 17 Oct 2021

Mumbai reports zero death due to Covid 19 on Sunday since March 2020
Amid the ongoing situation of Covid 19 in the state of Maharashtra, the city of Mumbai as per the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) report released on Sunday the number of deaths was at zero. There were no deaths due to Covid 19 on Sunday. As per the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) data, it happened for the first time since the beginning of the pandemic in March 2020. Though the reports published by the state health department of Maharashtra differ from that of Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC). 
On Sunday the total number of cases recorded in the city of Mumbai was at 366 taking the tally to 7,51,084, death toll remaining as it was on Saturday. A recovery rate of 96 percent has been recorded and the active cases stand at 5,902. The city of Mumbai from the past two months has been recording less than 10 deaths in a day, it was August 1 when the city recorded a total of 10 deaths, which is in double digits. 
“There is a difference between the report of the state health department and Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) and that could be due to reconciliation process. After full verification, the updates are made to the state health department, so this may be the reason why there was a bit of change in the state health department’s report and Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation’s (BMC) report.
And if we talk about the zero number of cases, so it has only been possible because of vaccination and many other reasons such as early detection of the virus and with that early treatment,” stated Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation’s (BMC) additional municipal commissioner Suresh Kakani. 
According to the directives given by the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) officials, the approaching month till November is going to be very crucial to keep the cases of Covid 19 under a controllable situation. As the steps of unlocking down have been taken by the state government and approaching festivals like Diwali and reopening of schools, religious places, cinema halls and auditoriums. 
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