The State Capital recorded 747 Covid-19 positive cases yesterday.
Out of the 871 fresh cases, 182 cases were detected from among quarantined people and the rest 689 cases were reported from local contacts.
With this, the Covid-19 tally of the BMC area has increased to 73,972.
The civic body also said that as many as 1,073 people of the city have been recovered from the virus in the past 24 hours.
To date, a total of 61,976 Covid-19 patients of the BMC area have been cured while 334 people succumbed to the virus.
The active cases of the city currently stand at 11,641, said the BMC.