Mumbai, with 5,428 cases, contributed 67.2 per cent to the state's tally of 8,067 cases on Friday, as per the data of the state government. The figures released by the BMC, meanwhile, said that Mumbai on Friday reported 5,631 Covid-19 cases.
The difference in BMC's and state's Covid-19 figures is due to the delay on part of the civic body to register data on the centralised Covid-19 server.
Omicron has started dominating over the Delta variant in the city - which has now turned into the epicentre of the third wave by recording the highest number of Covid-19 cases in India.
In the seventh genome sequencing conducted in the city, the BMC-run Kasturba Gandhi Hospital tested 282 samples.
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