Mumbai, May 5, 2020:
Amid skyrocketing number of coronavirus cases across India, The Assam Bhawan in Mumbai has been declared as a 'Containment Zone' after the guardian of a cancer patient was tested positive for the COVID-19 contagion. It is pertinent to mention here that Mumbai city has emerged as the epicentre of the virus in the Indian subcontinent. Overall, 2,636 areas in Mumbai city have been declared as 'Containment Zones'.
Two months after the first case of coronavirus was found in Mumbai, the count in the Maximum City stood at 14,355 on Monday with the addition of 791 new infections, while the death toll rose to 528 with 20 fresh deaths.
Maharashtra, meanwhile, has recordsed the highest COVID-19 cases in India with 23,401 cases and 868 deaths. Assam state has so far reported 64 cases of the contagion. One person from Hailkandi has died from the disease so far.