COVID-19: Mumbai reports 1,350 cases, 57 deaths on May 19
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With the addition of 1,350 new COVID-19 cases on May 19, Mumbai's infection tally rose to 6,92,239. Now, there are 35,702 active cases in the city.

Mumbai reported 57 deaths due to coronavirus on Wednesday which pushed its fatality count to 14,409 data released by the city's civic body Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) said. 4,565 COVID-19 patients recovered and were discharged on Wednesday taking the recovery count to 6,46,163.

COVID-19: Mumbai reports 1,350 cases, 57 deaths on May 19

On Wednesday 22,788 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.

But the number of deaths has been on the rise in the city over the last few days and Saturday's toll is the highest since June 30 last year, when it had recorded 93 fatalities.

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