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Coronavirus Outbreak: Doubling rate in Mumbai increases to 89 days – Mumbai Live

Although fresh COVID-19 cases are being reported on a daily basis, the coronavirus situation in Mumbai seems to be under control. The doubling rate of coronavirus patients in Mumbai is 89 days now which means that number of cases will double nearly after 90 days. 

On Sunday, Mumbai reported 1,066 fresh COVID-19 cases while the number in Maharashtra reached 5,15,332 after 12,242 coronavirus cases were reported in the state. The total number of cases in Mumbai have reached 1,23,382 and of these, 96,586 patients have been recovered. 

The recovery rate in Maharashtra is 68.25 per cent as 3,51,710 COVID-19 patients have been discharged until now. Meanwhile, in Mumbai, the recovery rate is approximately 78 per cent. Active cases in Mumbai remain 19,700 which states that the growth of the coronavirus patients in the metropolitan ranges from one to 0.82 per cent. 

On Sunday, 390 COVID-19 deaths were reported in the state while 48 fatalities were reported in Mumbai. The total number of deaths in Maharashtra has increased to 17,757. In Mumbai, nearly 6,799 COVID-19 patients have died. The fatality rate in Maharashtra is 3.45 per cent. 

In Mumbai, areas including Borivali, Grant Road, Masjid Bandar and Dongri have reported the most COVID-19 cases. The growth rate of coronavirus patients in these areas is at 1.3 per cent.

The number of sealed buildings and restricted areas in Mumbai is also gradually decreasing. As per the list issued by the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) on August 1, the number of sealed buildings is 5,519 and the number of containment zones remained at 617. 

However, according to the new list released on August 6, the number of sealed buildings have decreased to 5,484 while the container zones remain at 608. The Borivali region has the highest number – 708 – of sealed buildings followed by 493 buildings in Andheri East, 431 in Kandivali, 352 in Mulund, 327 in Dahisar, 280 in Andheri West and 260 buildings in Grant Road and surrounding areas.

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