Mumbai Weather Forecast Live, Coronavirus Mumbai Live Updates: The fifth sero survey conducted by the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) in Mumbai in August 2021 shows that 86.64 per cent of the 8,674 people surveyed have antibodies against Covid-19. This is significantly higher than the third sero-surveillance conducted in March this year, which found 36.3 per cent of those surveyed had antibodies against Covid-19. The latest survey, which covered 8,674 people, found a sero positivity rate of 87.02 per cent in slums, and 86.22 per cent in non-slum areas.
In weather updates, heavy rains are likely in Maharashtra’s Vidarbha and the Mumbai region from Monday onward, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said on Saturday. “A cyclonic circulation is developing over the Bay of Bengal. As it intensifies further, Maharashtra will get more rains starting September 20,” said Dr Shubhangi Bhute, senior scientist at the Regional meteorological centre here.
The Vidarbha region would receive the showers first. Though it would cover mostly the northern stretch of the state from east to west, there could be very heavy showers at couple of places, she said. Subsequently, there will be showers over North Maharashtra followed by the coastal districts of Palghar, Thane and Mumbai, she added.
In another news, the Income Tax department on Saturday said actor Sonu Sood has evaded taxes to the tune of Rs 20 crore. The I-T department had searched 28 premises in Mumbai, Lucknow, Kanpur, Jaipur, Delhi and Gurgaon in connection with the Bollywood actor and a Lucknow-based real estate firm on September 15. The tax department said Sood camouflaged professional receipts as loans to evade taxes. The department also alleged that the 48-year-old actor used the amount to acquire properties.