Nov 11, 2020, 08.31AM
On Tuesday, 535 new people tested positive for coronavirus in Mumbai, taking the overall count of cases to 2.65 lakh. With 19 deaths, the fatality count surged to 10,481. However, with a high recovery rate, the city now has just 16,374 active cases.Maharashtra continues to report less than 5000 COVID-19 cases in a day. On Tuesday, 3,791 new patients tested positive for the virus, taking the overall count to 17.27 lakh. However, the state now hosts 92,461 active cases. With 46 more people losing their lives to the virus, the death toll climbed to 44,435.Meanwhile, India has conducted the second-highest number of tests for detection of COVID-19 cases in the world at 11.96 crores with rapid antigen tests comprising 49 per cent and RT-PCR 46 per cent of the total tests done till Tuesday.The Health Ministry also informed that the National Expert Group on Vaccine Administration for COVID-19 is in conversation with all vaccine manufacturers, including domestic and foreign ones.