Mumbai infections exceeds Wuhan peak as India sees close to 10,000 new daily infections

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Coronavirus cases in Mumbai, India have passed 51,000, according to the Indian Express. The last 24 hours alone saw close to 10,000 new confirmed infections, with 9,985.

The BBC points out that the city has more cases than Wuhan, China – where the virus first emerged – had at its peak.

India, which has the fifth-highest number of cases, has 276,146 confirmed infections in total. It has reported 7,750 deaths, which is likely to be an underestimate.