Photos: Mumbai crosses 1 lakh Covid-19 cases, recovery rate at 70%

Updated On Jul 19, 2020 10:59 AM IST

Mumbai, the most affected city in India’s worst-hit state has crossed 100,000 coronavirus disease (Covid-19) infections. With the addition of 1,186 new cases on July 18, the city’s total stood at 100,350 Covid-19 cases on a day when the state as a whole broke past the 300,000 case mark. Despite this, cases in the state capital are now considered to be on a plateau with the majority of daily additions being recorded from other parts of Maharashtra. Mumbai’s recovery rate at 70% is considerably higher than the state’s 55.05%.

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Health workers thermal screen a resident in Dharavi during door to door testing in Mumbai on July 17. Mumbai crossed the one-lakh cases mark, with the addition of 1,186 cases on July 18. The city’s Covid-19 tally now stands at 100,350 according to state health department data. (Vijayanand Gupta / HT Photo) View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Jul 19, 2020 10:59 AM IST

Health workers thermal screen a resident in Dharavi during door to door testing in Mumbai on July 17. Mumbai crossed the one-lakh cases mark, with the addition of 1,186 cases on July 18. The city’s Covid-19 tally now stands at 100,350 according to state health department data. (Vijayanand Gupta / HT Photo)

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A child looks at a BMC health care worker out on a screening exercise in Mumbai on July 16. On the same day, Maharashtra’s overall Covid-19 infections crossed the 3 lakh mark and climbed to 300,937 with the addition of 8,348 new patients. At least 144 people succumbed to the disease, taking the death toll in the state to 11,596. (Satish Bate / HT Photo) View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Jul 19, 2020 10:59 AM IST

A child looks at a BMC health care worker out on a screening exercise in Mumbai on July 16. On the same day, Maharashtra’s overall Covid-19 infections crossed the 3 lakh mark and climbed to 300,937 with the addition of 8,348 new patients. At least 144 people succumbed to the disease, taking the death toll in the state to 11,596. (Satish Bate / HT Photo)

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Residents queue to get tested for COVID-19 in Mumbai on July 16. Mumbai, which is the state’s worst affected city has over the past fortnight seen its rise in infections plateau to between 1,200 and 1300 cases daily. The city has contributed only 19% of the cases in the most recent surge, HT reported. (Punit Paranjpe / AFP) View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Jul 19, 2020 10:59 AM IST

Residents queue to get tested for COVID-19 in Mumbai on July 16. Mumbai, which is the state’s worst affected city has over the past fortnight seen its rise in infections plateau to between 1,200 and 1300 cases daily. The city has contributed only 19% of the cases in the most recent surge, HT reported. (Punit Paranjpe / AFP)

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Staff members pass through a disinfecting tunnel at NMMC COVID-19 Hospital at Vashi in Mumbai on July 18. With 5,650 deaths, Mumbai accounts for 48.7% of the state’s deaths as of July 18. The city’s recovery rate at 70% however stands significantly higher than Maharashtra’s 55.05%. (PTI) View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Jul 19, 2020 10:59 AM IST

Staff members pass through a disinfecting tunnel at NMMC COVID-19 Hospital at Vashi in Mumbai on July 18. With 5,650 deaths, Mumbai accounts for 48.7% of the state’s deaths as of July 18. The city’s recovery rate at 70% however stands significantly higher than Maharashtra’s 55.05%. (PTI)

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A BMC health care worker checks the blood oxygen levels of a Mandala Village resident in Mumbai on July 17. The case fatality rate (CFR), however, has remained a constant worry for the state, as it stands at 3.85%, second only to Gujarat (4.54%), and more than the national CFR of 2.53%. (Satish Bate / HT Photo) View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Jul 19, 2020 10:59 AM IST

A BMC health care worker checks the blood oxygen levels of a Mandala Village resident in Mumbai on July 17. The case fatality rate (CFR), however, has remained a constant worry for the state, as it stands at 3.85%, second only to Gujarat (4.54%), and more than the national CFR of 2.53%. (Satish Bate / HT Photo)

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A health worker watches people being screened for COVID-19 symptoms in Mumbai on July 17. Mumbai now accounts for 33.8% of Maharashtra’s Covid-19 cases. After Mumbai, Thane has recorded the maximum cases of Covid-19 in the state. (Rajanish Kakade / AP) View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Jul 19, 2020 10:59 AM IST

A health worker watches people being screened for COVID-19 symptoms in Mumbai on July 17. Mumbai now accounts for 33.8% of Maharashtra’s Covid-19 cases. After Mumbai, Thane has recorded the maximum cases of Covid-19 in the state. (Rajanish Kakade / AP)

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Residents arrive for getting themselves tested for COVID-19 symptoms in Mumbai on July. With the pandemic considered to be plateauing in Mumbai, districts such as Thane, Raigad, Pune and Nanded are now major contributors to the spread of Covid-19 in the state. (Rajanish Kakade / AP) View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Jul 19, 2020 10:59 AM IST

Residents arrive for getting themselves tested for COVID-19 symptoms in Mumbai on July. With the pandemic considered to be plateauing in Mumbai, districts such as Thane, Raigad, Pune and Nanded are now major contributors to the spread of Covid-19 in the state. (Rajanish Kakade / AP)

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