Covid-19 infection rate in Mumbai is more than 15 percent, big jump, twice a week

The rate of corona infection in Mumbai has been more than 15 percent twice a week. Municipal officials gave this information on Friday. He said that on June 14, the infection rate had reached 15.58 percent. Whereas on June 16, the infection rate was 15.11 percent.

Mumbai: The cases of Corona (Corona Cases in Mumbai) are increasing continuously in Mumbai, the capital of Maharashtra. The rate of Covid-19 infection has been above 15 percent twice this week. Municipal officials gave this information on Friday. He said that on June 14, the infection rate had reached 15.58 percent. On that day, 11,065 samples were tested for Covid-19, out of which 1,724 were found to be infected. After this, on June 16, the infection rate was 15.11 percent. A total of 15,656 samples were tested for Kovid-19 during 24 hours that day, out of which 2,366 were found to be infected.


The infection rate is determined on the basis of the number of people found infected compared to the total number of tests. A sharp increase is being seen in the infection rate since last month. The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation had increased the number of daily tests since the first week of June after seeing a rise in fresh cases in the city. Since June 7, the daily cases of Covid-19 in Mumbai are coming to more than a thousand. Some these days the number of these cases had gone above 2,000. Since then, the number of corona tests has also exceeded 15,000 per day except for a few days.


Today 4165 new cases of corona have been registered in Maharashtra. With this, the number of active cases of Kovid-19 in the state has increased to 21,749. At the same time, 2255 cases of the corona were found in Mumbai on Friday and active cases in the city have increased to 13,304.


At the same time, the rate of Covid-19 infection in the capital Delhi was 6.69 percent. This is the second consecutive day when the number of daily new cases of Covid-19 in Delhi has been recorded more than 1300 while for the third consecutive day more than one thousand new cases have been reported.