Mumbai records eight new measles cases zero fatality

Mumbai, Dec 8 (PTI) Mumbai on Thursday recorded eight new measles infections and zero fresh fatality, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) said in a release.
The total of measles cases recorded in the city this year rose to 440.
The death toll since January 1 remained unchanged at eight while there have been three suspected measles deaths which are yet to be confirmed.
As many as 38 children were admitted to city hospitals during the day, and 23 other children were discharged.
Maharashtra has so far this year recorded 925 measles cases and 17 deaths linked to the disease, most of them from the Mumbai Metropolitan Region (MMR). PTI KK

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