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Grant road, Nana Chowk and Malabar Hill witness a rise in COVID-19 cases

At the moment, an increase has been witnessed in the number of patients testing positive for the coronavirus in Grant road, Nana Chowk and Malabar Hill.

Grant road, Nana Chowk and Malabar Hill witness a rise in COVID-19 cases
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Even with the growth rate of the coronavirus slowing down in the city of Mumbai, a large number of patients have been found testing positive for the coronavirus in areas such as Malad, Borivali and Kandivali. At the moment, an increase has been witnessed in the number of patients testing positive in Grant road, Nana Chowk and Malabar Hill as well.

Since last week, an average of 70 fresh cases has been found daily in Grant Road, Nana Chowk and Malabar Hill, overtaking Borivali. The people testing positive for the coronavirus are usually found in the high-rises in the areas. Eleven people from a high-society society in Pedder Road have been infected with the coronavirus as per sources.

Meanwhile, in Mumbai, 1,208 people were diagnosed with the coronavirus on Thursday, July 30, which took the tally to 1,13,199 cases. According to the state health bulletin, India's financial capital has 20,158 active cases while 6,300 patients have succumbed to the disease. For weeks now, Mumbai has reported less than 2,000 cases a day which is a sign of the outbreak easing out in the city.

On the other hand, the total number of cases of COVID-19 in neighbouring Thane district touched 91,784, of which it has 31,923 active cases. The tally of active cases in Palghar stands at 5,801 while it is 2,495 in Nagpur.

The state government on Wednesday, extending its current lockdown till August 31, authorized guidelines for 'Mission Begin Again'. Under the new guidelines, apart from the current relaxations, malls and market complexes have been permitted to resume operations from August 5 without theatres, food courts, and restaurants opening from 9 AM to 7 PM. The guidelines have not mentioned anything on reopening religious places which are to remain shut across the state.

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