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Mumbai reports 5,956 new COVID-19 cases, down 1,939 from a day ago

Mumbai: Mumbai on Monday continued to register steady decline in its fresh Covid-19 tally with 5,956 new cases being reported in the last 24 hours. The country’s financial capital had recorded 7,895 cases a day ago.

With this, the active case count now stood at 50,757, while the cumulative tally crossed the 10 lakh-mark at 10,05,818.

With 12 patients succumbing to the viral disease, the cumulative toll was pushed to 16,469.

According to the latest data shared by the health department of the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC), 47,574 samples were tested for the virus in the last 24 hours.

A total of 21,025 patients were discharged, taking the total number of recoveries in the financial capital to 9,20,383.

On January 4, Mumbai had recorded 10,860 cases. The city clocked above 20,000 daily cases on January 6-8. The number started declining since then.

Only 479 of the new 5,956 cases were admitted to hospitals, which raised the number of hospitalised COVID-19 patients in Mumbai to 5,628.

A total of 4,944 or 83 per cent of the new patients were asymptomatic.

With 47,574 COVID-19 tests conducted in the last 24 hours, the total number of tests in Mumbai mounted to 1,46,70,104.

Of 38,149 hospital beds in the city, 5,628 or 14.7 per cent of beds are currently occupied.

Mumbai’s case recovery rate is 93 per cent while the overall case growth rate between January 10 and 16 stood at 1.22 per cent.

The case doubling rate in Mumbai is now 47 days, the bulletin said.

Inputs with Agencies


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