Mumbai: Deputy Municipal Commissioner of Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation Shirish Dixit has died of a coronavirus infection.
He died at his home today. The Chief Engineer was 55 years old in the water department.
Maharashtra is the most affected state in the country after confirmation of COVID-19, Tamil Nadu (33,229) and Delhi (29,943) cases.
Mumbai alone has witnessed at least 50,085 cases. The city has 26,345 active cases while the death toll is 1,702. After Mumbai, Thane recorded 8,110 and 336 active cases with total deaths at 13,528. The recovery rate in the state is 46.28%, while the death rate is 3.57%.