After recording a document excessive of 46,723 Covid cases on Wednesday, the state’s figures dropped barely to 46,406 on Thursday, whereas fatalities elevated from 32 a day earlier than to 36 now, with the mortality charge dropping marginally from 2.01 per cent to 2 per cent.
From the height of 207 Omicron cases detected on January 9, the state’s tally of the newest variant got here right down to zero on Thursday.
The well being authorities are persevering with intensive surveillance of passengers arriving on the three worldwide airports – Mumbai, Pune and Nagpur – since December 1.
A complete of 40,938 travellers have landed right here from the excessive danger’ nations of which 523 have examined constructive together with 579 from different nations, with all their studies despatched for genomic sequencing to verify if they’re troubled by Omicron.
Besides, one other staggering 4,265 constructive samples from subject surveys performed since November 1 have been despatched for genomic sequencing and the outcomes of 64 are awaited, the officers stated.
Of the 46,406 new Covid-19 cases reported on Thursday, Mumbai Metropolitan Region alone accounted for 26,537 infections, whereas Mumbai metropolis remained at a excessive with 13,702 new cases.
The subsequent is Pune Circle’s 10,865 infectees, adopted by Nashik Circle’s 2,813, Nagpur Circle’s 2,805, Kolhapur Circle’s 1,158, Latur Circle’s 965, Aurangabad Circle’s 655 and Akola Circle’s 608 cases.
The variety of folks despatched to dwelling quarantine shot up — from 15,29,452 on Wednesday to 17,95,631 on Thursday — whereas one other 9,124 have been shunted to institutional quarantine.
Mumbai, Pune and Thane remain on the prime with the best variety of energetic cases at the moment current within the state, with the afflictions taking pictures up from 240,122 a day earlier than to 251,828 on Thursday. The restoration charge dropped from 94.52 per cent a day earlier to 94.39 per cent now.
The state’s cumulative figures of Covid-19 for the reason that begin of the pandemic in March 2020 now stands at 70,81,067 cases and 141,737 deaths, whereas a complete of 66,83,769 sufferers have totally recovered until date.