Mumbai city has reported 1,500 plus new COVID-19 cases for the second day in a row and more than 1,000 cases for the ninth straight day, amid rising concerns. The cases peaked in September-October, after which there was a decline but since mid-February infections have surged again. On Thursday, the city reported 1,508 new coronavirus cases, taking its case tally to 3,38,631, while the death toll in the city reached 11,515 with four more fatalities. As many as 911 patients recovered, taking the number of recoveries to 3,14,257. There are 11,969 active COVID-19 cases in Mumbai now. Thane, Kalyan-Dombivali too continues to report huge cases. Whereas, a week-long lockdown has also been imposed in Nagpur.
THE TIMES OF INDIA | Mar 12, 2021, 09:20:47 IST