Mumbai registered a total of 2,352 new COVID-19 cases and 43 deaths on Thursday, as per the information provided by Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC).

The count of cases in the city has reached 2,07,494 including 27,435 active cases, 1,70,678 recoveries, and 8,969 deaths.

In the second comparative survey, the BMC released the results of the second phase of a serological survey that disclosed that sero-prevalence of COVID-19 infection in slums is 45 percent compared to 57 percent in the first serosurvey in the city.

The survey was carried out in three civic wards R-north, M-West, and F-North in the second half of August. Moreover, BJP Rajya Sabha member and former chief minister of Maharashtra Narayan Rane on Thursday said he has tested positive for COVID-19.

In the last 24 hours, Maharashtra Police informed that one policeman died and 188 policemen tested positive for COVID-19.

The total number of positive cases in Maharashtra police now stands at 23,548 including 2,956 active cases.

Due to the disease, the police force has reported 20,345 recoveries and 247 deaths. Maharashtra’s tally on Thursday crossed the 14 lakh-mark with 16,476 fresh cases.
The state’s tally has reached 14,00,922, and the death toll stands at 37,056 currently.

The state now has 2,59,006 active cases. In the last 24 hours, a total of 16,104 patients were discharged from hospitals taking the tally of recovered cases to 11,04,426.

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