However, he also said only 4,243 tests were carried out in the last 24 hours against 7,856 over the previous 24-hour period
A beneficiary gets a vaccine at the BYL Nair Hospital on Sunday. Pic/Ashish Raje
Mumbai on Monday reported 56 COVID-19 cases, which took the tally to 10,59,970, while the death toll remained unchanged at 19,563, a Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation official said.
The addition to the tally dipped below the 90-mark after six days, with the figure being 92 on Sunday and a high of 112 last week, he pointed out.
However, he also said only 4,243 tests were carried out in the last 24 hours against 7,856 over the previous 24-hour period.
The recovery rate increased by 45 to touch 10,39,768, leaving the city with an active caseload of 562, he said.
BMC data showed the overall number of coronavirus tests carried out in the metropolis was 1,69,06,861, while the positivity rate was 0.013 per cent and the recovery rate stood at 98 per cent.
It also showed that 53 of the 56 new cases were asymptomatic and the three persons admitted in hospital did not need oxygen support.
Maharashtra reported 92 new COVID-19 cases, a majority of them in the Mumbai Circle, and one more death on Monday, taking the overall tally in the state to 78,77,993 and the toll to 1,47,844, a health department official said.
The active caseload of the state was 1,016, while 12 districts have no coronavirus patient under treatment, the official pointed out.
So far, 77,29,133 persons have been discharged post recovery, including 79 in the last 24 hours, he said, adding that the recovery rate stood at 98.11 per cent, the fatality rate at 1.87 per cent and positivity rate, or cases per 100 tests, at 0.006 per cent.
Of the 92 new cases, 65 were from the Mumbai administrative circle, which covers the entire metropolitan region.
With 14,060 swab samples examined in the last 24 hours, the number of tests conducted in Maharashtra went up to 8,02,26,370, the department said.
78,77,993 Total No. of cases in maharashtra
65 Total no. of cases reported in MMR in the last 24 hours
0 No. of deaths in city on monday
45 patients Recovered and discharged in city on monday
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