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Mumbai reports 2,119 COVID-19 cases; recovery rate at 86 per cent

On Thursday, Mumbai reported 2,119 fresh cases of the coronavirus, moreover, at least 46 people succumbed to the disease.

Mumbai reports 2,119 COVID-19 cases; recovery rate at 86 per cent
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BMC has reportedly gained some control over containing the disease in Mumbai even though 337 people succumbed to the coronavirus in Maharashtra on Thursday, October 15.

On Thursday, Mumbai reported 2,119 fresh cases of the coronavirus, moreover, at least 46 people succumbed to the disease. The city also saw 1,970 fresh recoveries as the cured tally soared to 2,03,467. Mumbai is now the fifth-worst hit district in the nation with 2,36,725 cases of which 20,922 cases are active and 9,598 are fatalities.

Moreover, the recovery rate in the city has risen to 86 per cent now while its growth rise has slowed to 0.90 per cent. The civic body further reported that 13,10,717 samples have been tested till date with a 17.90 per cent positivity rate. With the increasing number of cases, BMC reported that 138 out of 1,167 ventilator beds are vacant, while 288 out of 2,024 ICU beds are vacant.


As per recent reports shared by the BMC, Dahisar happens to be the most affected place with the doubling rate at 59 days whereas Dharavi is the least affected ward with a doubling rate at 120 days. Overall, Mumbai's doubling rate at 77 days is higher than the national average of 73 days.

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