With these additions, the overall tally of COVID-19 cases rose to 11,26,150, while the death toll increased to 19,654, said the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) in a bulletin. The city has reported 24 less cases compared to Wednesday, but logged more than 400 COVID-19 infections for the second day in a row.
A day before, Mumbai had witnessed 434 COVID-19 cases and one death. As per the bulletin, the new COVID-19 cases were detected after 9,691 tests were conducted in the last 24 hours, pushing up their cumulative count to 1,78,62,485. A day ago, 10,725 swab samples were examined for detection of COVID-19.
Mumbai’s tally of recuperated patients rose to 11,04,261 after 279 more people recovered from the infection, said the bulletin. The city has a recovery rate of 98.1 per cent and it now left with 2,235 active COVID-19 cases, it said.
Of the 410 new COVID-19 cases, only 28 patients were symptomatic, according to the BMC. The growth rate of COVID-19 stood at 0.027 per cent between July 28 and August 3, while the case doubling rate was 2,621 days, said the bulletin.