Updated: July 2, 2022 1:58:02 am
New Covid cases in Mumbai dropped further to 978 on Friday, a day after the city registered 1,265 cases.
Mumbai’s daily caseload plunged by 22.6 per cent in the last 24 hours. The test positivity rate (TPR) — the number of positive cases out of the total tests conducted — stood at 7.8 per cent in the city with 12,452 tests conducted on Friday.
The city also witnessed two Covid-related deaths. A nine-year-old girl, who had underlying comorbidities such as epilepsy and glycogen Storage Disorder Type III, succumbed to the infection.
The other patient who died was a 72-year-old male with a comorbidity in the form of epilepsy.
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Meanwhile, the state recorded 3,249 new cases and four more deaths on the day. Active Covid cases stood at 23,996 as of July 1.
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