Actors Kareena Kapoor Khan and Amrita Arora have been tested positive for Covid-19. Both have mild symptoms and the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has asked them to remain in home quarantine. Kapoor and Arora were tested on Saturday and their test results came positive on Sunday. As per the protocol, their houses has been sealed, an official from BMC said.
On the city front, Mumbai reported no Covid-19 fatality in the last 24 hours for the second time after the outbreak of the pandemic in the Maharashtra capital in March 2020. In the last 24 hours, the megapolis recorded 256 new coronavirus positive cases, taking the tally to 7,65,110, he said. The number of active cases in Mumbai now stands at 1,808, while the toll remains at 16,355.
In other news, five persons were injured as a lift collapsed in a 16-storey building at Mahakali Caves in Andheri East on Monday afternoon. All the injured are stable. The cause of the mishap is not known.
Also, two persons have been arrested for beating up a couple in the Akola district of Maharashtra, police said. The arrested persons were part of a mob that attacked the couple and also assaulted their friend after purportedly finding out that the woman was wearing a burkha despite being a Hindu.