Two deaths and 154 new Covid-19 cases were reported in Maharashtra on Saturday, according to a bulletin from the state health department, 931 patients in Maharashtra are currently on an active caseload, while 172 patients were released following recovery, according to the report.
The alert stated that on January 6, there were two deaths, one in Nagpur and one in Mumbai. The health bulletin states that 141 Covid-19 deaths have been reported since January 1, 2023. Eighty-four percent of the deceased had comorbidities, and sixteen percent had none at all. Of these deaths, approximately seventy-nine percent involved patients over the age of sixty.
According to the bulletin, the state’s recovery rate is 98.17%, and its case fatality rate is 1.81 percent. It stated that 14,790 Covid-19 tests were conducted on Saturday throughout the entire state. Up until January 6, 139 people in the state were determined to have JN.1 variant infection.
On Saturday, however, Mumbai reported 21 new cases of Covid-19 and one death as a result of the virus. Following the addition of the new cases, the total number of infections in the city as of December 1, 2023, is 358, according to a health bulletin from the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC), According to the bulletin, on January 4, a 52-year-old male who lived in the BMC’s M West ward was admitted to a public hospital. He has a history of alcoholism. For five days, the patient experienced fever, coughing, and dyspnea. On January 5, he tested positive for COVID-19, and as his health worsened, he passed tragically on the same day. LRTI along with sepsis and septic shock is the cause of death.
According to the bulletin, since December 1, 2023, there have been 208 recoveries overall, an increase of 32 patients. It claimed further that there are currently 150 patients on the city’s active caseload. The notification stated that the ICMR rules were being followed for the testing conducted in the city.It said that there was no JN.1 Covid-19 variation found in the city. According to the notice, 51% of patients are asymptomatic; those that are symptomatic only experience minor symptoms and get better quickly.