15,166 New Covid Cases In Mumbai Today, Highest Single-Day Rise

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Mumbai has already introduced in curbs in an try to examine the rise in instances (File)

New Delhi:

Mumbai at this time noticed a 39 per cent leap in every day instances over yesterday because it recorded 15,166 new instances of coronavirus in 24 hours – the best because the outbreak of pandemic in 2020 – with three associated deaths. Mumbai had seen 11,163 instances in a day on April 4, 2021, on the peak of the second wave. 26,538 instances had been recorded in 24 hours in Maharashtra with eight associated deaths. The brand new instances are 43 per cent larger than yesterday.

Of the brand new instances, 87 per cent are asymptomatic. 1,218 Covid sufferers had been hospitalised at this time within the metropolis and 80 of them are on oxygen help. The monetary capital had reported 10,860 instances on Tuesday.

Mumbai, one of many worst-hit cities by the second wave of Covid, has been witnessing one other surge believed to be fuelled by the extremely transmissible Omicron variant which has triggered international alarm.

Mumbai has already introduced in curbs in an try to examine the rise in instances. Seashores, open grounds, sea faces, promenades, parks, and different public locations have been made off-limits to individuals within the metropolis between 5 pm and 5 am until January 15, the Mumbai Police stated in an order on New Yr’s Eve given the large spike in coronavirus instances.

Giant gatherings have been banned underneath the order which is able to stay in drive until January 15, except withdrawn earlier, senior police officer S Chaitanya had stated.

Fearing a recent Covid wave, the town’s civic physique – the Brihanmumbai Municipal Company – has reactivated its ward-level conflict rooms to deal with the growing variety of instances.

These conflict rooms have been arrange in all 24 wards to handle hospital admissions, oxygen and medication necessities, and vaccination. The conflict rooms – that observe the “take a look at, hint and deal with” technique – additionally maintain a observe of sufferers remoted at their houses.

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