Mumbai reported 10,661 new coronavirus cases on Saturday – around 5.8 per cent lower than a day ago, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) said.
The positivity rate – the share of COVID-19 tests that return positive – also dipped slightly to 19.54 per cent.
However, the city reported two more deaths than Friday at 11.
Mumbai on Friday had reported nine new deaths linked to COVID-19, the highest single-day fatalities since August 11, 2021, and 11,317 new cases, down 17.60 per cent from the previous day.
Saturday was the third consecutive day when Mumbai witnessed a dip in daily coronavirus infections.
Mumbai logged the highest-ever 20,971 COVID-19 cases on January 7, 2022.
The earlier one-day high for Mumbai was 11,163 cases, registered on April 4, 2021, during the second wave of the pandemic.