COVID-19: Mumbai reports 7,221 new cases, 72 deaths on April 23

FPJ Web DeskUpdated: Friday, April 23, 2021, 07:55 PM IST
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Mumbai on Friday reported 7,221 fresh COVID-19 cases and 72 deaths, as per a report by BMC's health department.

As per reports by city's civic body Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC), Mumbai reported 72 COVID-19 fatalities taking the death toll to 12,648. With the addition of today's number, the city has reported 6,16,221 COVID-19 cases.

In Mumbai, as of now, there are 81,538 active patients. On Friday, 9,541 patients recovered and were discharged taking the total number of recovered patients to 5,20,684. The city's recovery rate is now at 84%.

The doubling rate of COVID-19 cases is now 52 days.

While the Centre has urged states to ramp up testing, Mumbai on Tuesday tested 41,826 people.

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