Covid-19 Patients Are Doubling In Borivali In Just 28 Days

The suburban areas of Malad, Kandivali, Borivali and Dahisar have shown a massive rise in Covid-19 infected patients in the city.

Covid-19 Patients Are Doubling In Borivali In Just 28 Days

The number of Covid-19 patients has seen a rapid rise in Mumbai since its spread back in the month of March. As of Tuesday, the number of cases in the city has reached over 95,000 with a death toll of over 10,000. While the number of cases in Dharavi have shown improvements and paved a way to break the infection's chain in the densely populated slums, areas in the suburban region of the city have now become the new hotspots for the deadly virus. 

The western suburban areas of the city, especially Malad, Kandivali, Borivali and Dahisar, have witnessed a major rise in the number of coronavirus infected patients. According to the data released for the last week, the doubling rate of coronavirus patients in the Borivali area in Mumbai is the shortest. The number of corona patients is doubling in Borivali in just 28 days. After Borivali, the doubling rate is also worrisome in Kandivali where it is 34 days and in Dahisar it is 35 days. The doubling rate of Malad is currently 44 days.

On July 6, the total number of coronavirus infected patients in Borivali was 3,265, which shot up to 3,889 on July 13. Between the same period, the cases in Kandivali were from 3,330 to 3,843, Dahisar area went from 1,938 to 2,226 and the region of Malad went from 5,242 to 5,854.

Observing the growth of infected patients in these areas, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC), has ensured several protocols to contain the spread of the virus. The BMC has imposed a strict lockdown in Malad, Kandivali, Borivali and Dahisar. 

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