Covid cases in Mumbai drop on 4th day in a row to 11,647; positivity rate 11.6%

Mumbai reported 11,647 new cases of COVID-19 on Tuesday, a decrease of 2,001 from the previous day and two new deaths linked to the infection, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) said.

It was the fourth day in a row the city has seen a drop in daily COVID-19 infections. According to a BMC bulletin, with new additions, the COVID-19 tally rose to 939,867, while the death toll climbed to 16,413. The metropolis reported 2,001 fewer cases compared to Monday despite 2 855 additional COVID-19 tests performed in the last 24 hours. The day before, Mumbai had reported 13,648 cases of COVID-19 following 59,342 tests and five deaths. The coronavirus positivity rate in the financial capital also fell to 18.75% from more than 23% a day ago.

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