Mumbai: The Mumbai Cricket Association (MCA) was on Friday forced to shut its office for three days after 15 of its staff members tested positive for COVID-19.
"The staff members have tested positive for COVID-19, following which we have closed the office for three days from today," an MCA source told.
On Thursday, Mumbai reported 20,181 new COVID-19 cases, a fresh all-time single-day high while four patients succumbed to the disease, according to a bulletin issued by the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC).
With these additions, the financial capital's coronavirus tally jumped to 8,53,809, while the death toll climbed to 16,388.
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The health ministry informed that the active cases stand at 0.04 per cent of the total coronavirus infections in the country
The fresh COVID-19 infections reported on Friday were marginally higher than 2,827 cases logged on Thursday. The daily positivity rate was recorded at 0.58 per cent, while the weekly positivity rate was 0.69 per cent
So far, over 2,36,01,148 children in the age group of 15-17 years and over 77,68,203 children in the aged 12-14 have been administered vaccine doses in Uttar Pradesh