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COVID-19: Close to 4,000 new cases in Mumbai, more than 30,000 in Maharashtra

The Free Press Journal | 22/03/2021 08:36 AM | Click to read full article

The city and the state reported the highest number of new corona cases since the outbreak of the pandemic, setting yet another ominous single-day record on Sunday. There were 3,775 new cases and 10 deaths reported in Mumbai in the last 24 hours, taking the total count to 3,62,654 cases, including 11,582 fatalities so far. The previous high was 3,062, reported on March 19.

The doubling rate of infection dropped to 106 days from 114 in the last 24 hours and the weekly growth rate has increased 0.63 percent.