Meanwhile, Mumbai, which has the highest number of positive cases for any city in the country, saw its tally rise to 1,549, with 150 new cases being reported today. A total of nine deaths, too, were reported in the country’s financial capital, which meant that the city’s death toll due to COVID-19 stood at exactly 100.
Of the nine deaths that took place in the city today, seven also had co-morbidity. 43 patients were discharged today, taking the number of those discharged, in the city, to 141. Within Mumbai, Dharavi, which is Asia’s largest slum and has the highest number of cases within Mumbai, witnessed two new cases today, taking its tally to 49, including five fatalities.