City may see double-digit deaths for 2 more weeks: Govt expert
The Times of India Mumbai|January 29, 2022
Mumbai: Even as Maharashtra recorded 103 deaths on Friday, officials said the state seems to be witnessing a peak of sorts in Covid mortality.
Bhavika Jain & Malathy Iyer

The death toll has surged almost 10-15 days since the peak in cases during the third wave.

At the state level, Pune circle added 40 deaths, the highest, and Mumbai reported 30. Cases were below 1,500 in the metropolis for the second consecutive day, with 1,312 cases registered on Friday against 1,384 on Thursday. It is the lowest since December 27 when 788 cases were recorded. However, a BMC official pointed out that the number of tests in Mumbai too had dropped drastically from 40,000 to 27,720 even though daily test positivity rate continued to stay below 5%.

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