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12 deaths, 233 cases and counting… Why Mumbai is witnessing a measles outbreak
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12 deaths, 233 cases and counting… Why Mumbai is witnessing a measles outbreak

Mumbai is in the grips of a measles outbreak; the city has already recorded 12 deaths and 233 cases of the contagious viral disease. Health officials say that a disruption in the inoculation programme because of the COVID-19 pandemic as well as vaccine hesitancy has caused the surge in infections

Mumbaikars all set to celebrate Ganpati festival without pandemic curb
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Mumbaikars all set to celebrate Ganpati festival without pandemic curb

While almost all restrictions had been lifted in Maharashtra since April 2, the Eknath Shinde government last month announced that Ganpati festivities in the state would be held like pre-COVID times

Mumbai: One dead, 18 injured after ground plus two storey building collapses in West Bandra's Shastri Nagar
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Mumbai: One dead, 18 injured after ground plus two storey building collapses in West Bandra's Shastri Nagar

According to the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC), the ground plus two (G+2) structure collapsed shortly after midnight. Few people were still believed to be under the rubble

Mumbai reports 74 fresh COVID-19 cases, 97% patients asymptomatic
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Mumbai reports 74 fresh COVID-19 cases, 97% patients asymptomatic

Mumbai reported nearly 50 per cent less cases due to a big drop in the number of coronavirus tests, a trend seen over the weekends

Long before Delhi, Mumbai had its very own ‘Demolition Man’ in GR Khairnar
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Long before Delhi, Mumbai had its very own ‘Demolition Man’ in GR Khairnar

GR Khairnar, the former deputy commissioner of the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation, demolished several illegal encroachments and constructions in the city, some belonging to dreaded don Dawood Ibrahim

Mumbai's new viewing deck gives visitors a stunning view of the Bandra-Worli Sea Link; see pictures here
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Mumbai's new viewing deck gives visitors a stunning view of the Bandra-Worli Sea Link; see pictures here

According to the official Twitter account of the BMC, the viewing deck was part of the tactical urbanism project initiated by Aaditya Thackeray

Mumbai sees 536 COVID-19 cases, three deaths; 82% new infections asymptomatic
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Mumbai sees 536 COVID-19 cases, three deaths; 82% new infections asymptomatic

The discharge of 1,153 people on Sunday took the recovery count to 10,26,144, which is 98 per cent of the caseload, BMC added

Mumbai adds 1,312 new coronavirus cases, 10 deaths; positivity rate increases to 4.47%
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Mumbai adds 1,312 new coronavirus cases, 10 deaths; positivity rate increases to 4.47%

New cases declined for the tenth straight day in the financial capital. On Thursday, 1,384 new COVID-19 cases and 12 deaths had been reported. Also, Dharavi recorded zero new cases on Friday after a gap of over a month, officials said

In Mumbai, rising COVID-19 cases temporarily halt marriage registration services
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In Mumbai, rising COVID-19 cases temporarily halt marriage registration services

Mumbai reported 7,895 new cases of COVID-19 out of 57,534 tests conducted during the last 24 hours

Mumbai sees 809 fresh COVID-19 cases, three deaths; 4,765 active cases
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Mumbai sees 809 fresh COVID-19 cases, three deaths; 4,765 active cases

The caseload doubling time was 967 days, the recovery rate stood at 97 percent and the growth rate of cases between December 20 to 26 was 0.07 percent

Mumbai reports 922 new COVID-19 cases and two deaths; active tally now 4,295
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Mumbai reports 922 new COVID-19 cases and two deaths; active tally now 4,295

With 34,819 samples being examined on Sunday, the number of tests in the country's financial capital went up to 1,34,48,858, BMC data showed

COVID-19: BMC bans New Year celebration parties, gatherings in closed or open spaces
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COVID-19: BMC bans New Year celebration parties, gatherings in closed or open spaces

Mumbai municipal commissioner Iqbal Singh Chahal issued an order to this effect late Friday evening.

Mumbai logs 490 new COVID-19 cases, zero fatalities; 229 patients recover
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Mumbai logs 490 new COVID-19 cases, zero fatalities; 229 patients recover

Mumbai reported the highest cases at 11,163 on 4 April and most number of deaths at 90 on 1 May during the second wave of the pandemic

Amid Omicron threat, BMC postpones reopening of Mumbai schools to 15 Dec
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Amid Omicron threat, BMC postpones reopening of Mumbai schools to 15 Dec

The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation on Tuesday said it has pushed the reopening of schools in Mumbai to 15 December, instead of 1 December, in the wake of concerns over the emergence of the potentially more transmissible 'Omicron' variant of coronavirus

Mumbai records 279 fresh COVID-19 cases, one death; toll at 16,282
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Mumbai records 279 fresh COVID-19 cases, one death; toll at 16,282

Mumbai has 13 sealed buildings as of now. Buildings are sealed when five or more cases are found on the premises

No COVID-19 vaccination at govt-run centres in Mumbai for next four days, says BMC
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No COVID-19 vaccination at govt-run centres in Mumbai for next four days, says BMC

According to the BMC's data, a total of 1,42,62,513 doses of vaccines were administered in Mumbai till Tuesday

Mumbai reports 352 new COVID-19 cases, 1 death; tests top 1 crore
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Mumbai reports 352 new COVID-19 cases, 1 death; tests top 1 crore

Mumbai reported less than 400 daily COVID-19 cases after a gap of six days and witnessed only one fatality for the first time since 31 August

Over 86% of Mumbai's population have COVID-19 antibodies: BMC's latest sero-survey
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Over 86% of Mumbai's population have COVID-19 antibodies: BMC's latest sero-survey

The survey, fifth since the onset of the pandemic, was conducted between 12 August and 9 September, 2021, the civic body said in a release.

Mumbai reports over 500 fresh COVID-19 cases for second time in September; four more deaths recorded
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Mumbai reports over 500 fresh COVID-19 cases for second time in September; four more deaths recorded

This is after a gap of a week that the daily COVID-19 case count has once again surged over 500 in the country's financial capital.

Mumbai's COVID-19 addition below 400 for 3rd consecutive day, active tally at 4,744
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Mumbai's COVID-19 addition below 400 for 3rd consecutive day, active tally at 4,744

The case doubling time is 1,271 days and the average growth rate between 6 and 12 September stood at 0.6 percent, data from the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation revealed