Amid the rise in cases of Covid-19, Mumbai is witnessing a sharp decline in weekly doubling rate of optimistic cases. Areas like Andheri, Jogeshwari, Kandivali, Chembur, Bhandup, Mulund are witnessing a spike in each day new cases.
Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) knowledge exhibits that the present general doubling rate of cases has reached 176 days. On January 2, the town’s doubling rate was 361 days.
Officials from the well being division mentioned that the lower in doubling rate is principally on account of improve in each day cases of Covid-19. “It signifies that as soon as once more the town is seeing the next quantity of Covid-19 cases every day, “mentioned a BMC official.
According to the information, until March 13, the doubling rate of cases in T ward (Mulund) was 122 days, adopted by Ok-west ward (Andheri, Jogeshwari) at 123 days, H-west (Bandra, Khar Road) ward at 138 days and M-west (Chembur) 141 days. On Sunday, Mumbai recorded 1,962 contemporary cases of Covid-19 and 7 deaths.
“In the final two months, Mumbai has registered a spike in Covid-19 cases. Following this, the civic physique has made their jumbo Covid-19 centres operational. Now most of the cases are coming from housing societies, so native ward workplaces have been requested to take strict motion towards violators. Also, mass testing has been began for hawkers, shopkeepers, markets,” mentioned a ward officer from an jap suburb.
In January and February, 23,002 new Covid-19 sufferers had been recorded. Of them, 90 per cent had been from highrise buildings and the remainder from slums. As per the information, Ok-west ward had highest quantity with 550 sealed flooring in housing societies, adopted by 344 in P-north (Malad). Under the revised tips, the civic physique seals all the ground solely after there are greater than 5 cases. Once a hotspot, Dharavi recorded 18 new cases on Sunday.