Mumbai, one of the worst COVID-19 hit cities of India, reported the highest COVID-19 cases today since the pandemic hit the country, reported Press Trust of India (PTI).
The city witnessed 3,062 new COVID-19 cases on Friday taking the toll to 3,55,897 while the death toll reached 11,565 with ten new fatalities.
The patient recovery rate in Mumbai has also gone down to 91 percent from 93 percent, reported Times of India.
Mumbai is the financial capital of India and also home to it’s film industry. It is also India’s most populous city.
India has recorded 1,15,14,331 confirmed COVID-19 cases, including 1,59,370 deaths. The total active cases in the country are more than two lakhs.
The country reported a significant development as in January, all the states and Union territories reported a decline in the number of active cases.
After the rise in cases, the Mayor of Mumbai Kishori Pednekar has said that imposing a night curfew in the city is necessary right now, as per the reports of Times of India.
The COVID-19 pandemic hit India in February-March 2020 and Mumbai was the worst-affected city of the country since the beginning.
Currently, the COVID-19 cases are rising across the globe with 122,516,517 infected by the virus.