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Mumbai: City adds 866 COVID-19 cases, death toll up by 29

12:05 AM Jun 06, 2021 | Staff Reporter

Mumbai on Saturday reported a total of 866 new COVID-19 cases, taking the cumulative caseload of the financial capital to 7,10,807. As of Saturday, the city has a total of 16,133 active Covid-19 cases.

The city also recorded 29 deaths due to coronavirus on Saturday which pushed its fatality count to 15,018 as per data released by the city's civic body. 1045 COVID-19 patients recovered and were discharged on Saturday taking the recovery count to 6,77,445.

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Meanwhile, Maharashtra on Saturday reported 13,659 new Covid cases, the lowest since March 10. It also recorded 300 deaths and 21,776 discharges. The state now has a positivity rate of 16.04 per cent. On March 10, the state had reported exactly the same number of daily cases (13,659), after which there was a spike in the number of infections. The state reported less than 20,000 cases on the consecutive sixth day on Saturday.

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The overall cumulative case count in the states has jumped to 58,19,224 to date, out of which 1,88,027 are still active cases. While the case fatality rate has now jumped to 1.71 per cent, the overall recovery rate of the state stands at 95.01 per cent.

At present, 14,00,052 people are in-home quarantine while 7,093 are in institutional quarantine.

Mumbai on Sunday recorded 1,045 recoveries in the last 24 hours starting Saturday, with this the total number of recoveries in the city has now gone up to 6,77,445. The recovery rate of Mumbai currently stands at 95 per cent.

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