The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) refuted that 169 residents of Omkar Alta Monte apartment have tested positive for COVID-19.
A rumor that 169 residents have tested positive for COVID-19 in Malad's Omkar Alta Monte in a single day and the building has been sealed was circulating on social media. Later, on June 30, 2020, BMC clarified that the message about 169 residents testing positive for COVID-19 in a single day is false. The image which was circulating along with the message is of a screening camp organized at the premises of the apartment.
Mumbai has reported 77,197 COVID-19 confirmed cases, 4,554 deaths and, 44,170 people have discharged as of June 30, 2020.
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