Maharashtra: Mumbai beats Wuhan with over 51,000 coronavirus cases
Mumbai : India's financial capital, Mumbai, has left Wuhan behind in the total number of coronavirus cases officially registered.
Mumbai, currently, has more than 51,000 coronavirus cases that happen to be around 700 more than what Wuhan officially had.
The total number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Wuhan is 50,333, including 3,869 fatalities. Maharashtra, the country's biggest coronavirus hotspot, meanwhile, stands at 90,000 cases, way ahead of the 84,000-plus cases in China.
42,638 people have recovered from coronavirus in Maharashtra till date.
According to figures supplied by the Maharashtra government, 2,259 people tested positive over the last 24 hours, a quarter of the record 9,987 cases reported across the country.
Financial capital Mumbai now has 51,100 cases, 1,760 patients are dead. The silver lining, the experts said, was that the cases were plateauing in Dharavi, Asia's largest slum.
India is the fifth worst-hit nation by the COVID-19 pandemic after the US, Brazil, Russia and the UK. The country surpassed Spain a few days back.