Mumbai reported 117 new coronavirus positive cases on Wednesday, the city’s highest one-day total since February 25, bringing the city’s overall count to 10,60,187, according to the city municipal authority.
The mortality toll in Mumbai remained steady at 19,563 as no one died from the infection in the recent 24 hours, according to a bulletin issued by the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC).
For the second day in a row, the number of cases in the country’s financial capital has topped three digits. The city had logged 100 new cases as of Tuesday.
Mumbai also reported more than 100 illness cases in a row last week – on April 26 and 27.
The megalopolis reported 128 incidents on February 25th of this year. The city’s COVID-19 test count rose to 1,69,22,334 after 7,035 tests were performed during the day, nearly 1,400 fewer than the previous day.
114 of the 117 new patients were asymptomatic. The symptomatic patients were admitted to the hospital, but only one is on oxygen.
About 15 of the total 26,009 hospital beds are filled, but the number of recoveries increased to 10,39,982 as 112 additional people were discharged from hospitals during the day.
There are now 642 active COVID-19 patients in the city. The average recovery rate of such patients in Mumbai is 98%, and the overall growth rate of these cases is 0.008% between April 27 and May 2, according to the report, which also stated that the case doubling rate is 8,003.