Mumbai logs highest 1-day Covid deaths in 6 monthsJanuary 15, 2022 20:23
Mumbai on Saturday reported 11 new coronavirus-related deaths, the highest single-day toll since July 29 last year, and 10,661 fresh infections, the civic body said.
As many as 21,474 patients were discharged, taking the total of recoveries to 8,99,358.
The number of new infected patients has been decreasing for the last three days, as per the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation's (BMC) data.
Further, only 722 of the new 10, 661 patients found during the day were admitted to hospitals, which raised the number of hospitalized COVID-19 patients to 5,962.
As many as 8,955 or 84 per cent of the new patients were asymptomatic.
The city on July 29, 2021, had reported 13 deaths and the mortality figure had started declining after that.
Mumbai had reported 16,420 new COVID-19 cases on Wednesday, 13,702 cases on Thursday and 11,317 on Friday, thus showing a steady decline.