Will Impose Lockdown If COVID Cases Cross 20,000 Mark: Mumbai Mayor
Mumbai Mayor Kishori Pednekar warned of a possible lockdown, if COVID-19 cases continue to surge. "We will have to impose lockdown in Mumbai if daily COVID cases cross the 20,000 mark," said Pednekar. Notably, on January 3, Mumbai alone registered 8,082 COVID-19 cases, the highest since April 2021, with 40 cases of Omicron. In addition, as of now, schools for classes 1 to 9 are shut, amid COVID concerns.