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Covid-19 recoveries supersede fresh tallies in Mumbai

Mumbai's daily coronavirus statistics have brought a huge respite from the active spread of COVID-19 infection in the city. Superseding the number of 876 confirmed cases, recoveries in the city boomed close to a double 1694 cases on Thursday. Though the tallies have shot up drastically after the low-negative-plunge on Wednesday, Mumbai's healing trends guard the city from the suspected 'second wave'.

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Mumbai's KEM & Nair Hospitals prepare to initiate Phase 3 trials of Oxford Covid-19 vaccine

Mumbai has buckled up in the pursuit of developing a vaccine against coronavirus and to achieve this goal, the BYL Nair Hospital and King Edward Memorial (KEM) Hospital are preparing to authenticate the phase 3 clinical trials of Oxford's Covishield vaccine by the first week of December. At present, the two medical institutions are in the last leg of phase 2 trials, which will conclude by next week.

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Today onwards, BMC to start free COVID-19 testing at 244 places across Mumbai

Today onwards, Mumbai's Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) will grant free COVID-19 testing facilities to the citizens of Mumbai. The BMC has set up 244 walk-in testing locations across the city and to find out about the nearest testing facility, residents can contact the control room of their local ward office or the BMC's disaster control room, at 1916.

The initiative will take the overall number of state-run testing centres in Mumbai, to more than 300. People who think that they're developing the symptoms of Coronavirus or have been infected by close contact to a patient, can approach these locations and get tested at zero cost.

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Mumbai notes a drop in covid cases; 1209 patients have gone home in the last 24 hours

Mumbai is heading towards recovery on the covid front and at the moment, 804 confirmed cases were reported within 24 hours. In contrast to the reported number of corona victims, 1209 patients have recuperated within a day and gone back home. Within a span of a week, it has been documented that there has been a drop in the number of hospitalized patients who are infected by the virus. Further, in a pleasant turn of events, private hospitals which earlier had long waiting lists are now witnessing vacant ICU beds too, which has provided some relief to the city.

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Mumbai's covid tally at 2,45,869 as yet; 894 patients have recovered in the last 24 hours

Maharashtra's COVID-19 tally as of today stands at 1617658 and 23371 patients were discharged in the state, in the last 24 hours which has taken the recovery count to 1415679. With this, the number of active patients in the state stands at 158852. On the other hand, the capital city reported 1609 positive cases within a day's time, which has pushed the overall case count to 245869 while its death toll has risen to 10384, of which 55 have been freshly reported. Till date, 215269 have recovered in Mumbai and within 24 hours, 894 patients went home after successfully beating the virus.

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