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COVID-19 doubling rate in Mumbai currently at 78 days

While Mumbai has a coronavirus doubling rate of 78 days, nine wards showed an average doubling rate less than that of the city, and 15 other wards had more than the average.

COVID-19 doubling rate in Mumbai currently at 78 days
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Coronavirus cases in Mumbai seem to reduce as the city has not witnessed a drastic increase over the last few days. Further, data released by the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) shows that the doubling rate of coronavirus cases in Mumbai has now reached 78 days, with the growth rate of 0.89 per cent.

On Monday, August 3, 2020, 970 new corona patients and 46 deaths were reported in Mumbai, taking the total tally to 1,17,406 and 6,493 deaths. Out of these, only 20,528 cases are active. Furthermore, 90,089 patients were discharged after treatment. 

The state has more corona-free patients than new patients for the third day in a row on Monday. On Monday, 10,221 patients recovered and went home. The number of active patients (undergoing treatment) in the state is also declining as a large number of patients are recovering every day.

Data report released by the BMC on August 3, 2020, shows that out of 1,16,451 patients (reported on August 2, 2020) 88,299 were discharged. The city, until Sunday, had 21,412 active cases, out of which 14,737 were asymptomatic, 5610 were symptomatic and 1065 were critical. 

Mumbai has over 21 per cent active cases, out of the 5,51,994 tests conducted. 

While the city has a doubling rate of 78 days, nine localities in Mumbai had an average doubling rate less than that of the city, and 15 other wards had more than the average. Ward D had the lowest doubling rate, followed by Ward R-Central and R-North. meanwhile, Ward K-West, L, S and H-East had the highest doubling rate of more than 100 days. 

As of August 2, 2020, Mumbai had 618 containment zones or red zones, with 5,470 buildings sealed. 

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