Mumbai sees 2,550 new COVID-19 cases, 13 deaths; recovery rate at 96%
A statement from the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation's health department said that 84 per cent or 2,142 of the 2,550 new patients are asymptomatic
Mumbai: Mumbai on Sunday reported 2,550 new coronavirus positive cases, taking the tally of infections to 10,34,833. The death toll rose to 16,535 after 13 more patients succumbed to the coronavirus infection, the city civic body said.
A statement from the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation's health department said that 84 per cent or 2,142 of the 2,550 new patients are asymptomatic. It said 337 more patients were hospitalised of whom 40 are on oxygen support.
The percentage of occupied beds out of the total beds available in Mumbai is 10.6 per cent, it said.
A total of 217 patients were discharged in Mumbai on Sunday, which raised the number of recoveries to 9,95,786.
Mumbai is now left with 19,808 active cases.
With 45,993 new tests, the number of samples examined so far in the Maharashtra capital has gone up to 1,49,77,218, as per the statement.
Mumbai's recovery rate is 96 per cent. The case doubling rate is 125 days.
The health ministry informed that the active cases stand at 0.04 per cent of the total coronavirus infections in the country
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The fresh COVID-19 infections reported on Friday were marginally higher than 2,827 cases logged on Thursday. The daily positivity rate was recorded at 0.58 per cent, while the weekly positivity rate was 0.69 per cent
On Wednesday, Chinese capital Beijing recorded just 51 local virus infections including asymptomatic ones, while Shanghai reported nearly 5,000, a downward trend as the city loosens some restrictions