Mumbai's coronavirus count rises by 933; 34 more deaths

Mumbai, May 15 (PTI) With 933 persons testing positive, the number of coronavirus cases in Mumbai rose to 17,512 and the death toll increased to 655 with 34 more deaths, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) said on Friday.

334 COVID-19 patients were discharged from hospitals in the city during the day, taking the number of recovered patients to 4,568, it said.

650 new suspected patients were admitted to hospitals.

Of the 933 new patients, 231 had tested positive as per reports of various labs between May 11 and 12, the BMC said.

The tally of COVID-19 cases in Dharavi, Mumbai's biggest slum sprawl, increased to 1,145 after 84 more persons tested positive.

On Thursday, the city had recorded 998 new coronavirus cases, highest in a day. PTI KK KRK KRK