With the addition of 1,266 new COVID-19 cases on May 27, Mumbai's infection tally rose to 7,02,532. Now, there are 28,310 active cases in the city.
Mumbai reported 36 deaths due to coronavirus on Thursday which pushed its fatality count to 14,778 data released by the city's civic body. 855 COVID-19 patients recovered and were discharged on Wednesday taking the recovery count to 6,57,301.
On Thursday, 28,840 tests were conducted, as compared to 37,607 on May 1. May 17 had reported the lowest count rate with just 17,640 tests.
On May 2, the testing count dipped to 28,636 similar to that of April 26 when 28,328 samples were collected. Between April 26 till May 3, the test counting rate ranged mostly between 30,000 to 45,000.