Covid-19 positive cases in Navi Mumbai touch 440, including a new born baby

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Covid-19 in Navi Mumbai
Covid-19 in Navi Mumbai

Navi Mumbai : Navi Mumbai on Wednesday recorded 45 new cases, taking the total tally of confirmed cases in the area to 440. This was the second highest single day spike for Navi Mumbai.

Cases in Navi Mumbai have doubled in just seven days with 126 cases being reported in just three days.

The Covid positive cases had touched 206 on April 29. It touched 314 on May 3 and on May 6, the figure reached 440.

A new born baby in Navi Mumbai has also tested positive for coronavirus on Wednesday.

A pregnant woman, who was being treated at a COVID-19 hospital, delivered a baby girl, whose reports have also come out positive, a health official said.

The positive cases include several workers and vendors from the APMC market in Vashi, he added.

The Navi Mumbai Municipal Corporation on Wednesday decided to provide accommodation to its employees, who travel to work from other areas.

Civic personnel travelling from their homes in Mumbai, Thane, Kalyan, Ambernath, Badlapur, among other places will be provided accommodation in Navi Mumbai itself, an official said.