According to the department, the infection-free rate in Maharashtra is 85.16 percent while the death rate is 1.49 percent. At the same time, 6,41,910 patients are under treatment in the state at present. Meanwhile, the number of infected people in the city rose to 6,61,175 after 2,554 new cases of Corona virus infection were reported in Mumbai on Tuesday. During the same period, with the death of 62 patients of Kovid-19, the death toll rose to 13,434.
Corona daily cases drop in 15 districts including Mumbai
Maharashtra Health Minister Rajesh Tope said on Tuesday that 15 districts, including Mumbai and Thane, are witnessing a decline in daily reported cases of Kovid-19, but cases in other districts are still increasing. Tope said that the government is aiming to reduce the number of infections in districts with more cases of Kovid-19 infection.
Tope said that the state government is trying to fix the purchase price of this vaccine by negotiating with the manufacturer of the Russian vaccine Sputnik V.
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He said, ‘Kovid-19 cases are still increasing in about 20 districts including Sangli, Satara, Buldhana and Kolhapur and our aim is to reduce them.’ He said that cases of Kovid-19 in 15 districts – Mumbai, Dhule, Nanded, Bhandara, Thane, Nashik, Latur, Nandurbar, Nagpur, Aurangabad, Amravati, Raigad, Osmabad, Chandrapur and Gondia – are decreasing daily. The minister said that in the areas where cases are increasing, the district administration has been asked to increase the capacity of beds in hospitals.
Decrease in positivity rate
He said that the state experiencing a second wave of infection has recorded a decrease of 5 percent in positivity rate and has come down from 27 percent to 22 percent. The minister said that there has been no reduction in the number of investigations of corona virus. He said, “The number of tests per day is between 2.5 lakh to 2.8 lakh, of which RTPCR is 65 percent and rapid antigen test is 35 percent.” Tope said that the state most affected by the infection in the country will get 3.5 lakh vials of Remedisvir and 20,000 oxygen concentrators.
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Tope said that 40,000 injections have been received from the Remedesvir stores received by Maharashtra and are already in use. He said that nine lakh doses of vaccine have been received for the age group above 45 years.
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