Mumbai: A health worker screening of a passenger at a Dadar railway station during weekend lockdown restrictions imposed by the state government amidst rising Covid-19 coronavirus cases, at Dadar, in Mumbai on Sunday, April 11, 2021.
Mumbai: A health worker screening of a passenger at a Dadar railway station during weekend lockdown restrictions imposed by the state government amidst rising Covid-19 coronavirus cases, at Dadar, in Mumbai on Sunday, April 11, 2021.
(Photo by Bhushan Koyande)

Mumbai on Friday reported 5,888 fresh COVID-19 cases and 71 deaths, as per a report by BMC's health department. This is the lowest dip in cases observed since the last three weeks.

As per reports by city's civic body Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC), Mumbai reported 71 COVID-19 fatalities taking the death toll to 12,719. With the addition of today's number, the city has reported 6,22,109 COVID-19 cases.

Mumbai sees a dip in COVID-19 cases:  5,888 fresh infections reported on April 24, lowest in 3 weeks

In Mumbai, as of now, there are 78,775 active patients. On Saturday, 8,549 patients recovered and were discharged taking the total number of recovered patients to 5,29,233. The city's recovery rate is now at 85%.

The doubling rate of COVID-19 cases is now 54 days.

While the Centre has urged states to ramp up testing, Mumbai on Saturday tested 39,584 people.

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