Mumbai, Oct 12 (PTI) The financial capital reported 1,620 new COVID-19 cases, taking its tally to 2,31,070 on Monday, while the toll rose to 9,466 with 36 fresh deaths, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) said.
The civic body said the number of recoveries increased to 1,95,773 with 1,968 more COVID-19 patients getting discharged from hospitals in the past 24 hours.
At present, Mumbai's recovery rate of COVID-19 patients is 84 per cent, it said, adding the city has 22,693 active cases.
The civic body has done 12.71 lakh COVID-19 tests so far.
According to the BMC, Mumbai has an average case doubling rate of 67 days, while the average growth rate is 1 per cent.
A BMC official said the city has 9,872 sealed buildings and 652 containment zones in slums and chawls (old style tenements).
The civic body seals a building or declares a containment zone on finding one or more COVID-19 patients there. PTI KK RSY RSY