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Covid-19: Mumbai’s test positivity rate drops to 3.24 per cent

Updated on: 06 June,2021 07:55 AM IST  |  Mumbai
A Correspondent |

The city recorded a TPR of 3.24 per cent. The doubling rate has continued to significantly improve and is now at 511 days.

Covid-19: Mumbai’s test positivity rate drops to 3.24 per cent

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After witnessing a steady rise in daily Covid-19 numbers, Mumbai on Saturday witnessed a significant drop in both daily positive figures, as well as the test positivity rate (TPR). As per the BMC’s report, the city saw 866 new Covid-19 cases and 29 deaths.  The number of recovered patients was at 1,045.


The city recorded a TPR of 3.24 per cent. The doubling rate has continued to significantly improve and is now at 511 days.


Of the 29 deaths in Mumbai, 20 patients had comorbidities; 14 deaths were in the age group of 60 above, while 12 deaths were reported in the 40-60 age group. The city’s recovery rate has also improved and was 95 per cent on Saturday.


Maharashtra saw a marginal dip in new cases, too. As per the state report, 13,659 new cases were reported across the state. The state, however, saw a marginal rise in Covid-19 fatalities, as there were 300 deaths reported.

Meanwhile, 74,665 people received vaccines on Saturday. There will be no vaccination at public centres today. Starting Monday, vaccination will be held on a walk-in basis for the 45-plus age group. 

Also Read: Maharashtra announces five-level unlock plan, process to begin from Monday

13,659
No. of new cases in Maharashtra in last 24 hours

866
No. of cases in Mumbai in last 24 hours

29
No. of deaths in Mumbai

1,041
Patients recovered and discharged in Mumbai

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