Five Wards In Mumbai Report 36% Of Current Active Cases

Five wards from the suburban areas in Mumbai report a higher number of covid-19 cases due to their large population.

Five Wards In Mumbai Report 36% Of Current Active Cases

According to a ward-wise division data, 36% of the current active covid-19 cases in Mumbai are from five wards that comprise Andheri, Bhandup, Borivali, Kandivali and Vile Parle East. Total cases in these wards are at 1,898 whilst on 27, July 2020 they were at 5,267.

Consequently, A, B and C wards in Mumbai that includes areas from Colaba to Bhuleshwar have the lowest cases. Reports state that the B ward only has eight active cases.

K West and East, wards had the largest density of active cases even during May this year, when the second wave was in full swing. Based on the data, the K-West ward has 467 active cases, whilst the K-East ward has 314 active cases. According to reports, officials are of the opinion that this scenario persists since these two wards have a larger population when compared to other wards reporting fewer cases.

Narratives also elucidate that since airport cargo operations are in the K-East ward, Marol police camp and Seepz also have lesser restrictions as they are under the essential category.

Based on some reports, residents are not happy with the lax implementation of the restrictions on the ground, with many complaining about shops being open even after their permitted time.

On July 29, 2021, Mumbai reported 340 cases with 13 COVID deaths. Total tests conducted stood at 35,393. The city’s recovery rate is now at 97%.

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