717 measles cases in Maharashtra so far this year, Mumbai worst-affected

Updated: Nov 30 2022 9:16AM

Mumbai, Nov 30 (PTI) The number of measles cases reported in Maharashtra since the start of the year has reached 717, including 303 in Mumbai, the state health department said.

The viral infection, which mostly affects children, has claimed 14 lives so far, it said on Tuesday.

In Mumbai alone, 10 deaths due to measles have been reported as of November 28, the official release said.