An eight-month-old died in Mumbai from measles on Wednesday, reported NDTV.

The child, a resident of Thane, was partially immunised, Mumbai’s civic body said in a release, categorising the fatality as an “out of Mumbai death”.

The development came a day after a one-year-old child had died due to the viral infection.

With Wednesday’s deaths, the toll has climbed to 12 in the city. Of these, one fatality is suspected and three others have been labelled as “out of Mumbai death”.

The case tally stood at 233 after 13 persons were found infected with the virus on Wednesday.

Besides Mumbai, Ranchi in Jharkhand, Ahmedabad in Gujarat and Malappuram in Kerala have reported a rise in measles cases among children. The Central government has sent a team of experts to these states to look into the spread of the disease.

The team will held the state health authorities in investigating the outbreak and find ways to contain it, the government said in a statement on Wednesday.

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