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Mumbai's COVID-19 doubling rate reaches 523 days

434 new COVID-19 cases were found in Mumbai taking the caseload up to 3,07,169 while six people have lost their lives.

Mumbai's COVID-19 doubling rate reaches 523 days
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As the number of COVID-19 cases in the city has seen a sharp decline, the doubling rate in Mumbai too has reached up to 523 days. Mumbai reported 434 new COVID-19 cases, 499 recoveries and six deaths on Wednesday, January 27, taking the total number of cases in the financial capital to 3,07,169.

According to Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) data, there are 5,644 active cases and 2,89,300 patients have completely recovered so far. The death toll is at 11,319 in the city. The recovery rate stands at 94 per cent. At present 27,42,466 tests have been conducted by the BMC. There are 195 contaminated zones in slums and chawls while 2,279 buildings are sealed by the BMC.

On Wednesday, January 26, Maharashtra recorded 2,171 fresh cases of the novel coronavirus. This propelled the state's COVID-19 tally to 20,15,524. Currently, there are 43,393 active cases in the state. With 2,556 COVID-19 patients discharged in the day, the number of recovered soared to 19,20,006.

More than 32 people from the state have lost their lives to this disease in the last 24 hours while the total has now mounted to 50,894. While 2,00,159 persons are under home quarantine, 2,615 others have been admitted to institutional quarantine centres. The COVID-19 recovery rate and fatality rate in the state stand at 95.26 per cent, and 2.53 per cent respectively.

Meanwhile, India reported 11,666 new cases, 14,301 recoveries and 123 deaths taking the tally up to 1,07,01,193 on Wednesday, January 27. According to the data by the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare in total 1,03,73,606 have completely recovered. The death toll is at 1,53,847 in the country. At present, there are 1,73,740 active cases. According to the ICMR, 19,43,38,773 samples have been tested up to January 26. So far, 23,55,979 healthcare workers have been vaccinated in the country.

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