Coronavirus outbreak: Mumbaikars make the most of family time during pandemic

Updated: 20 July, 2020 08:51 IST | Sunny Rodricks
  • With India recording daily spikes in the number of Coronavirus cases, thousands of Mumbaikars from armed with face masks were caught on camera by the mid-day photographers enjoying 'me' time at the seashore.

  • In photo: A shopkeeper shows fancy masks to customers as Mumbai opens for business.

    On Saturday, Mumbai crossed the one-lakh mark in the total number of COVID-19 cases, while Maharashtra crossed three lakh positive cases.

  • In photo: Children watch through the window as Malad's Kurar village remains under complete lockdown.

    While Maharashtra remains to be the worst-affected state, Mumbai has overtaken China in terms of the number of COVID-19 cases and deaths.

  • Actor and television presenter Mandira Bedi was clicked while jogging at Pali Hill in Bandra.

  • A devotee offers prayers outside a temple as Kurar village went under complete lockdown to curb the spread of COVID-19.

  • In photo: A child enjoys a bike ride with his family as they pass through Byculla.

    The BMC has claimed that the doubling rate of cases has decreased from 12 days in May to 54 days in July.

  • At South Mumbai's Marine Drive, people were seen violating social distancing norms as many flocked to enjoy a Sunday evening.

  • A couple poses for a selfie with the Arabian Sea in the backdrop at Marine Drive.

  • In photo: A man belonging to the Khatiyawadi community carries an idol of Goddess Dashama from Lalbaug, which will be worshipped for 9 days.

  • A shopkeeper repairs a Dholak - a two-headed hand-drum, at his shop in Lalbaug, Parel.

  • A family spends quality time while enjoying the sunset at Queen's Necklace in South Mumbai.

    A few days ago, Mumbai Police had shared a creative post urging people to practice social distancing. Sharing pictures to put things into perspective, they said, "Remember this the next time you go out in public."

  • In photo: A woman playing with her child at Islam Gymkhana, Marine Drive.

  • A person armed with face mask shoots the scenic beauty of Queen's Necklace on his phone while he enjoys cycling at South Mumbai's Marine Drive promenade.

  • In photo: A family donning face mask enjoys the pleasant weather on Sunday evening at Worli sea face.

  • Young and old people armed with face masks, but violating social distancing norms, were snapped walking and jogging at Marine Drive

  • In photo: A man bows before Goddess Dashama as he visits Lalbaug to take the idol to his house. 

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About The Gallery

As Mumbai reels under the COVID-19, citizens were seen bonding with their families and enjoying sunsets across the city. Although armed with face masks, many were seen violating social distancing norms even as Mumbai crossed 1 lakh Coronavirus cases.

(All photos/Sameer Abedi, Shadab Khan, Satej Shinde, Ashish Raje, Bipin Kokate)

First Published: 20 July, 2020 08:36 IST