Mumbai: Health workers take swab samples of passengers at Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus Railway Station, amid spike in Covid-19 cases, in Mumbai, Wednesday, April 14, 2021.
Mumbai: Health workers take swab samples of passengers at Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus Railway Station, amid spike in Covid-19 cases, in Mumbai, Wednesday, April 14, 2021.
(PTI Photo)

Mumbai on Friday reported 8,834 fresh COVID-19 cases and 52 deaths, as per a report by BMC's health department.

As per reports by city's civic body Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC), Mumbai reported 52 COVID-19 fatalities taking the death toll to 12,294. With the addition of today's number, the city has reported 5,70,832 COVID-19 cases.

COVID-19: Mumbai reports 8,834 cases, 52 deaths on April 17

In Mumbai, as of now, there are 87,369 active patients. On Saturday, 6,617 patients recovered and were discharged taking the total number of recovered patients to 4,69,961. The city's recovery rate is now at 82%.

The doubling rate of COVID-19 cases is now 44 days.

While the Centre has urged states to ramp up testing, Mumbai on Saturday tested 47,253 people.

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