Covid-19: Alarming spike in Mumbai, infections soar by 79 percent in 24 hours

While the current Covid-19 daily numbers might not be anywhere near to the peak seen in the past year, the latest data from financial capital Mumbai has raised eyebrows. In its single highest daily spike since July 1, Mumbai witnessed 852 Covid-19 cases on Wednesday, a nearly 80 percent rise in the past 24 hours.