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Covid-19: Over 35% of Mumbai’s active cases in 5 wards alone – Times of India

MUMBAI: More than a third of Mumbai’s 26,020 active Covid-19 cases come from five of the city’s 24 wards. The belt from Andheri to Borivli —where these five wards are located—also account for 30% of the total discharged patients and 25% of the total reported deaths.
An analysis of BMC’s Covid updates shows that the civic wards containing Borivli, both Andheri East and Andheri West, Kandivli and Malad, have over 10,000 cases each. Worse, the number of active cases here has been rising steadily in the last couple of weeks. While the R Central ward with Borivli has 2,287 active cases, K West with Andheri West has 1,965, R South with Kandivli has 1,787 and K East with Andheri East has 1,541. P North ward, where Malad is located, has witnessed over 424 deaths and has 1,472 active cases.

Experts said these wards saw few cases in the May-June period. R Central (Borivli) had the lowest number of cases till May 26. At present, it has the largest number of total Covid-19 cases (12,518).