Navi Mumbai recorded its highest daily increase in COVID-19 cases on Sunday with the infection confirmed in 82 people, confirmed the civic authorities. The total number of cases in Navi Mumbai Municipal Corporation (NMMC) now stands at 674.
Among the 82 positive cases, 21 are from Vashi, 20 from Turbhe, 14 from Kopar Khairane, eight from Airoli, seven from Nerul, five from Ghansoli, four from Digha and three from Belapur.
Municipal commissioner Annasaheb Misal said, “Most of the positive cases are of those working in Mumbai and their families or those related to APMC market. The APMC market will be shut from tomorrow. We are also appealing to those working in Mumbai to stay there for now.”