Mumbai: BMC suspends COVID-19 vaccination drive for July 9 due to lack of adequate vaccine stock

Due to lack of adequate vaccine stocks, the Mumbai Municipal corporation has suspended vaccination drive for July 5. Vaccination drive at all the state and civic-run vaccine centres on Friday will remain shut due to shortage in stock of vaccine.

Meanwhie, Mumbai reported 540 new COVID-19 cases on July 8, Thursday, taking the total tally to 7,26,824.

628 COVID-19 patients recovered and were discharged on Thursday, taking the recovery count to 7,01,195. Now, there are 7,714 active cases in the city.

City recorded 13 deaths due to coronavirus on Thursday which pushed its fatality count to 15,586 as per data released by the city's civic body.

On Thursday, 37,802 tests were conducted. May 17 had reported the lowest count rate with just 17,640 tests. Till date, 74,23,483 tests have been conducted in the city.

Meanwhile, the doubling rate on Mumbai has increased to 858 days, while the weekly growth rate has retained at 0.08 percent.

There are total 11 containment zones in the city and 67 buildings have been sealed as per today's data. Recovery rate of Mumbai district has increased to 96 percent.

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