Mumbai city reported 1,646 new Covid-19 infections registered in the last 24 hours, recording the highest single-day spike in months.
On March 10, Mumbai's daily infection numbers crossed the 1,500-mark for the first time in 2021 as the city recorded 1,539 fresh infections. With 1,508 cases on March 11, there was an ebb on Thursday, only to be followed by a sharp rise again that breached the 1,600-mark.
Maharashtra too reported a spike in pandemic with 15,817 fresh Covid-19 infections, which surpassed all the records of this year. On Thursday, the state reported 14,317 cases, which was the highest single-day spike till yesterday.