Home Tags MUMBAI
The health department has approved the project to set up the water ambulance service between Gateway of India in south Mumbai to Mandwa in Raigad district.
In major metros, the rate of Covid spread has slowed significantly. An epidemic is considered to have been arrested when the R value remains below 1 consistently.
Mumbai has so far recorded 1,16,451 Covid positive cases and 6,444 deaths, with its mortality rate much higher than Maharashtra’s average of 3.55% and the country’s 2.13%.
Experts says reliable data is key to devising public health strategy. It’s a facet Mumbai has learnt to master.
Mumbai, one of the cities worst affected by Covid, seems to be making big strides in its battle against the coronavirus pandemic.
Findings of serological survey suggest that despite efforts to contain spread, Mumbai’s poorest places may have unwittingly pursued strategy of herd immunity.
Maharashtra govt ramped up testing to nearly 20 lakh in less than a month by giving district officials targets and democratising the regime under a single department.
With just 16% of the non-slums developing antibodies, focus is moving to these areas to contain spread of Covid. A second phase will follow up with everyone tested in a month.
The report was released Wednesday by UK-based Comparitech, a firm that reviews technology services like VPN, antivirus and apps.
Over the last month, the high-end Malabar Hill & neighbouring localities in South Mumbai now have the highest number of sealed buildings, 285 in all, across Mumbai’s island city areas.