Mumbai Records Over 9,300 New Covid Cases, Infections Doubling In 34 Days

Mumbai has added over one lakh new cases in the last 13 days (File) New Delhi: Mumbai reported 9,327 coronavirus cases in the last 24 hours, slightly up from yesterday’s 9,200, as the gripping pandemic forces Maharashtra to implement stricter rules to contain the surge. Cases in the state capital have been doubling every 34 … Read more

Uddhav Thackeray In Favour Of Lockdown, Say Sources After All-Party Meet

Uddhav Thackeray held an all-party meeting on Saturday to discuss the COVID-19 situation. Mumbai: Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray is in favour of a complete lockdown in the state that is struggling with an unprecedented rise in coronavirus cases, sources told NDTV, following an all-party meeting to discuss the crisis. Maharashtra, which has been reporting … Read more

Maharashtra Reports 58,993 Covid Cases, 301 Deaths In A Day

Mumbai: Maharashtra on Friday reported 58,993 coronavirus cases and 301 deaths in the last 24 hours amid a second wave of infections. Pune, with 10,084 Covid cases, was the worst affected district today, followed by Mumbai with 9,200 single day infections. After the new additions, the total of active cases has reached 5,34,603. The recovery … Read more

Supreme Court On Maharashtra vs Former Mumbai Police Chief Case: Independent Probe Called For

New Delhi: An independent probe is necessary in the matter of former Mumbai police commissioner Param Bir Singh’s allegations of corruption against former Maharashtra Home Minister Anil Deshmukh since both occupied such high positions in the government, the Supreme Court today said. The court observed that the two were even working closely together until they … Read more

Online Delivery, Movement Of Domestic Help Allowed During Mumbai Weekend Lockdown

Mumbai: Movement of domestic help, cooks, drivers, nurses and medical staff providing services to senior citizens and ailing people at home is allowed between 7 am to 10 pm on all days, Mumbai’s municipal body said on Wednesday as it issued a clarification on rules linked to the night curfew and weekend lockdown in the … Read more

Centre Asks Maharashtra To Take “Corrective Action” To Step Up Vaccination

“The primary objective of vaccination” is to protect the healthcare system, the Centre said. New Delhi: Maharashtra has been asked to take “corrective action” to improve its performance in vaccinating its healthcare and frontline workers. The Centre, which issued the order, had earlier accused the state of spreading panic about vaccine shortage to divert attention … Read more

Maharashtra’s Satara Stops Vaccination, 3 Days’ Supply Left In State

Maharashtra Vaccine Requested centre to send more vaccines, Rajesh Tope said Mumbai: Vaccination was stopped in Maharashtra’s Satara – late Wednesday night – after district authorities ran out of doses, according to Vinay Gouda, the Chief Executive Officer of the Satara Zilla Parishad. So far around 2.6 lakh people over the age of 45 in … Read more

Health Minister After Maharashtra Vaccine Stocks SOS

Harsh Vardhan said he had seen “irresponsible statements” made by state governments (File) New Delhi: After Maharashtra’s SOS on vaccines, Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan today slammed what he called “deplorable attempts by some state governments to distract attention from their failures and spread panic among the people”. Maharashtra Health Minister Rajesh Tope said this … Read more

Migrants Responsible For Covid Spread In Maharashtra: Raj Thackeray

Raj Thackeray said he asked the Chief Minister to allow sportspersons to join practice sessions (File) Mumbai: MNS chief Raj Thackeray on Tuesday said migrant workers from other states were responsible for the rapid spread of coronavirus in Maharashtra, which has been reporting a large number of new infections since the last few weeks. He … Read more