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Mumbai: For the second consecutive day city sees more COVID-19 recoveries, but spike in fresh cases – Mumbai Mirror

Mumbai city continued to report more recoveries for the second day in a row.

On Wednesday, 1,372 people were discharged, taking the number of recoveries to 2,48,339.

Whereas 871 more people tested positive against 541 on Tuesday, and with this, the total count of cases has increased to 2,71,525.

The active case count has dropped to 8,658.

However, 16 people lost their lives, taking the toll count to 10,612. Among those dead, 12 people had co-morbidities and 11 were above the age of 60.

The doubling rate of cases also increased from 297 to 320, while the recovery rate is 91 per cent. The active containment zones (slums and chawls) and high-risk contacts remain below 450.

Meanwhile, Dharavi reported three new cases, while Mahim and Dadar reported 11 and three cases, respectively. The active cases in Dharavi stand at 8.

Adjacent Thane, which had seen a slowdown in cases, saw a spike a day after the festive season. Over the past few days, cases were in the range of 100. However, today, 179 new cases were reported, taking the overall count to 49,200.