Mumbai on Monday logged 2,624 new coronavirus cases in 24 hours, registering its lowest one-day spike in over 5 weeks. It appears Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray’s strict lockdown guidelines enforcement is working given the slide in numbers
The number of Covid tests also saw a sharp dip – from a daily average of 50,000 to 38,000 on Sunday, according to official data.
The city’s death count stands at 13,372 with 78 new deaths being reported in 24 hours. Mumbai’s total number of infections reached 6,58,621 on Monday.
Mumbai had reported 2,377 new coronavirus cases on March 17. After that, the daily figures spiralled to thousands of cases per day as the more dangerous second wave of the pandemic gripped Maharashtra and rest of the country.