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Mumbai sees 100 Covid-19 cases, highest since Apr 27; active tally now 637

Mumbai on Tuesday reported 100 COVID-19 cases, a return to three-figure addition to the tally for the first time after April 27, when 112 people were detected, a civic official said.

Smriti Irani | Coronavirus | Mumbai

Press Trust of India  |  Mumbai 

Photo by Viktor Forgacs on Unsplash
Photo by Viktor Forgacs on Unsplash

on Tuesday reported 100 COVID-19 cases, a return to three-figure addition to the tally for the first time after April 27, when 112 people were detected with the infection, a civic official said.

It took the tally to 10,60,070, while the death toll remained unchanged at 19,563, he said.

The addition to the tally on Monday was 56 and the figure for Tuesday was a rise of 78 per cent, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation official pointed out.

So far, 10,39,870 persons have been discharged post recovery, including 102 during the day, leaving the city with an active caseload of 637, he said.

A health bulletin from the civic body said 98 of the 100 new cases were asymptomatic, and the two persons hospitalized do not need oxygen support.

It also said only 15 out of the 26,009 hospital beds earmarked for COVID-19 treatment are currently occupied.

Civic data showed that 1,69,25,299 tests have been conducted so far in the metropolis, including 8,438 in the last 34 hours.

The city's recovery rate is 98 per cent and the growth rate in cases between April 26 and May 2 stood at 0.008 per cent, as per BMC data.

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First Published: Tue, May 03 2022. 20:03 IST