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Updated on: Sunday, January 02, 2022, 11:36 PM IST

Mumbai reports massive surge in COVID-19 cases with more than 8000 fresh infections in a single day

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Mumbai and Maharashtra witnessed nearly a 30 per cent rise in Covid cases in the last 24 hours, with 8,063 new cases on Sunday compared to 6,347 reported on January 1, increasing the total count to 7,99,520. The state also recorded 11,877 cases on Sunday, pushing its tally to 66,99,868 till now. Nine covid fatalities were reported across Maharashtra, taking the total death toll to 1,41,542.

Meanwhile, 50 patients with Omicron infection have been reported in the state, of whom 36 are from the Pune Municipal Corporation, followed by eight in Pimpri-Chinchwad, two each in Pune Rural and Sangli and one each from Mumbai and Thane. However, to date, a total of 510 patients infected with the Omicron variant have been reported in the state, 328 of these in Mumbai.

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Published on: Sunday, January 02, 2022, 11:36 PM IST
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