COVID-19: Mumbai reports 8,479 cases, 53 deaths on April 18
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Mumbai on Friday reported 8,479 fresh COVID-19 cases and 53 deaths, as per a report by BMC's health department.

As per reports by city's civic body Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC), Mumbai reported 53 COVID-19 fatalities taking the death toll to 12,347. With the addition of today's number, the city has reported 5,79,311 COVID-19 cases.

COVID-19: Mumbai reports 8,479 cases, 53 deaths on April 18

In Mumbai, as of now, there are 87,698 active patients. On Sunday, 8,078 patients recovered and were discharged taking the total number of recovered patients to 4,78,039. The city's recovery rate is now at 82%.

The doubling rate of COVID-19 cases is now 45 days.

While the Centre has urged states to ramp up testing, Mumbai on Sunday tested 46,971 people.

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