Mumbai is that one city which suffered overactive covid cases and coped with massive community transmission stage. But today, Mumbai recorded zero deaths, first since the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic in India (March 202)
In a tweet, Mumbai civic commissioner Iqbal Singh Chahal said the city reported zero deaths due to the virus on Sunday — the first time since March 26, 2020. “This is great news for all of us in Mumbai. As Municipal Commissioner, Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai, I salute Team MCGM for their spectacular performance” reads the tweet.
Iqbal Singh Chahal said that at least 97 per cent of citizens in Mumbai have received their first dose of the Covid-19 vaccine while 55 per cent are fully vaccinated. “Let us all keep the masks on our face and let every citizen of Mumbai get vaccinated if some of us haven’t yet. I appeal to everyone to help us keep Mumbai safe,” he said.
Maharashtra minister Aaditya Thackeray said, “The good news. Mumbai today has recorded zero Covid deaths, the first time since March 26, 2020. Keep the mask on the face and get yourself vaccinated if you haven’t yet. Help us keep Mumbai safe, we’re here to serve you.” Currently, the city does not have any active containment zones.
On Sunday, Mumbai recorded 367 positive cases, taking the overall caseload to 7,50,808. The overall death toll in Mumbai stands at 16,180. Mumbai recorded the highest 11,163 cases on April 4, 2021, during the second wave of coronavirus pandemic. On May 1 this year, at least 90 people died of Covid-19 in Mumbai, which remains the highest single-day death toll.