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Mumbai tally jumps to 28,817, death toll touches 949


Ramping up facilities: A 250-bed isolation centre being set up at St. Xavier’s College in south Mumbai on Saturday. | Photo Credit: Salman Ansari

Mumbai recorded 1,566 new cases of COVID-19 on Saturday, its third-highest single-day jump, pushing its tally to 28,817. The city also recorded 40 more fatalities, taking its death toll to 949.

Of the latest victims, 25 were men and 15 were women. Of them, 22 had co-morbidities like diabetes, hypertension, and asthma. While four victims were below 40 years, 14 were between 40 and 60 years, and 21 were above 60 years.

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