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Navi Mumbai records phenomenal upsurge in Coronavirus infections

After the initial surge of Coronavirus cases in Navi Mumbai, virus infections till date haven’t failed and are rapidly rising at alarming levels in city.

Even as lockdown restrictions have eased, and robust mass screenings and testings are underway Coronavirus infections are coming to fore unhindered.

According to official data released by Navi Mumbai Municipal Corporation, COVID figures have ascended the trajectory in the previous months of June and July.

June recorded over 13,183 citizens testing positive for novel Coronavirus, citing a surge of 86.25% per cent in the city’s COVID graph.

With Navi Mumbai attempting every move to combat COVID-19, rays of hope are gradually glimmering as recovery rates in the city have levelled upto 87.01%

Navi Mumbai has seen over 9019 people recovering back to health and emerging victorious against COVID-19 till date.

On one hand while virus recoveries are progressing, the other has virus infections accelerating.

Navi Mumbai has registered over 16,679 Coronavirus infections and the death toll has reached 437.

Navi Mumbai’s major hotspots like Nerul, Airoli, Koparkhairane and Ghansoli have now become hotbeds of COVID-19.

Over the last two months, Nerul has surfaced around 2,373 virus infections, which is highest in Navi Mumbai.

Upsurge in cases were followed in Koparkhairane at 2,245 infections, Airoli at 2,183, Ghansoli at 1,918,
Belapur at 1,535, Vashi at 1,240, Turbhe at 1,174 and Digha at 515.

The arrival of NMMC Chief Abhijit Bangar has significantly ramped up proactive measures in lines with early detection, antigen testings, mass-screenings, door-to-door testings in laying no stone unturned to break the COVID transmission chain in the city.

Even while authorities are attempting controls at their levels, the need of the hour calls for citizens to act responsibly amid easing lockdown rules and practice social distancing in contributing for a remarkable slowdown in virus cases.




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