State Sees New Covid Cases Rise Over 6,000 After 26 Days
The Times of India Mumbai|November 26, 2020
The state-reported over 6,000 Covid-19 cases in a 24-hour window after 26 days on Wednesday, with 6,159 new cases taking the tally since the outbreak to 17,95,959.
Sumitra DebRoy & Bhavika Jain

Mumbai:

The average daily cases in the past few weeks were 4,700.

Covid-19 fatalities in the state more than doubled to 65 from the 30 each on Tuesday and Monday, taking the toll to 46,748. A state government release said that of the 65 deaths, 56 had occurred in the latest 48 hours and nine last week. The case fatality rate remained 2.6%.

The city added 1,144 new cases, taking its tally to 2,78,597. Both state and municipal officials attributed the rise to more testing.

Deaths in the city numbered under 20 for the 14th day despite an increase to 17, which took the toll to 10,725.

The state conducted 90,383 tests, with nearly 17,000 of these in the city.

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