Mumbai: Mumbai on Sunday reported three new deaths due to coronavirus, the lowest single-day fatality count since March last year.
Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) Commissioner IS Chahal congratulated the people of Mumbai for their cooperation and also praised the doctors and the frontline activists for spreading awareness against the highly contagious disease.
“Hard work of Maharashtra government and BMC is paying off. I also congratulate Mumbai citizens for their cooperation and support. A big salute to all doctors and frontline workers as well as media who created positive awareness,” said the city civic chief said in a statement.
Hard work of Maharashtra Govt & BMC is paying off. I also congratulate Mumbai citizens for their cooperation & support. A big salute to all doctors & frontline workers as well as media who created positive awareness: BMC Commissioner on 3 #COVID19 deaths reported in Mumbai today. https://t.co/O2vv3EOxyh
— ANI (@ANI) January 3, 2021
Three new plagues brought the city’s overall death toll to 11,135.
The state government said in a release that the total number of COVID-19 cases in the city rose to 2,95,241 on Sunday as 581 fresh infections occurred in the city.
The Mumbai division, which includes the city of Mumbai and the satellite city, reported 1,148 new cases and seven deaths, the Mumbai division reported cumulative caseloads to die at 6,64,295 and 19,138.