2,510 fresh Kovid infections registered in Mumbai in last 7 months, fastest jump

Mumbai: Mumbai recorded 2,510 new cases of coronavirus on Wednesday, amid the ongoing threat of the Omicron variant. This is a significant increase from the 1,333 infections recorded a day earlier.

In the last 24 hours, 251 patients were discharged in the city. A total of 7,48,788 patients have been cured in Mumbai so far. At present there are 8,060 active cases of corona virus in the city.

The recovery rate in Mumbai is 97 percent.

The recent tally of daily infections came hours after Maharashtra Health Minister Rajesh Tope expressed concern over the grim situation and said stringent measures would be taken to contain the spread of the infection.

Tope has urged people and officials to exercise caution at a time when the new coronavirus version omicron There has been increased concern about the new surge in cases.

He also stressed on strict adherence to the COVID-19 protocol and expediting vaccination against the infection. In view of the rising coronavirus numbers, stringent measures will be taken, the minister said, but did not give details on the nature of the restrictions.

In view of the alarming rise in the number of COVID-19 cases, restrictions have been imposed in Mumbai and it has to be strictly observed at parties and other public events.

Meanwhile, Maharashtra recorded 3,900 new coronavirus cases and 20 new deaths on Tuesday, according to the state health department.