Mumbai: Latest news update
Mumbai: Latest news update
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Anil Deshmukh resigns as Bombay HC orders CBI probe into corruption charges

Nawab Malik to soon address press conference after Bombay HC ordered a preliminary probe by CBI against Anil Deshmukh 

Maha minister Shankarrao Gadakh tests positive for coronavirus

Maharashtra minister Shankarrao Gadakh on Monday said he has tested positive for the coronavirus.

Taking to Twitter, the soil and water conservation minister appealed to people to follow all COVID-19 prevention guidelines, wear mask and not venture out unnecessarily.

Eight states including Maharashtra account for over 81 per cent of new COVID-19 cases

Eight states including Maharashtra, Chhattisgarh, Karnataka, Uttar Pradesh, Delhi, Tamil Nadu, Madhya Pradesh and Punjab have shown a steep rise in daily COVID-19 cases, accounting for 81.90 per cent of the 1,03,558 new cases reported in a span of 24 hours, the Union Health Ministry said on Monday.

Maharashtra has reported the highest daily new cases at 57,074 (55.11 per cent). It is followed by Chhattisgarh with 5,250 while Karnataka reported 4,553 new cases, it said. India's total active caseload has reached 7,41,830 and now comprises 5.89 per cent of the country's total infections, the data stated.

A net increase of 50,233 cases has been recorded in the total active caseload in a span of 24 hours.

Maharashtra, Karnataka, Chhattisgarh, Kerala and Punjab cumulatively account for 75.88 per cent of the total active cases in the country. Maharashtra alone accounts for nearly 58.23 per cent of the total active caseload of the country, the ministry said.

Maharashtra Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari receives second shot of anti-COVID vaccine at Sir JJ Group of Hospitals in Mumbai

Devendra Fadnavis demands resignation of home minister Anil Deshmukh as HC orders CBI to conduct enquiry against him

Maharashtra FDA minister Dr Rajendra Shingne met producers of Remdesivir and Oxygen amid rising demand due to spurt in COVID-19 cases 

Attention Students: Maharashtra education minister Varsha Gaikwad to hold a meeting for class 10, 12 exams in the wake of new COVID-19 restrictions

Mumbai CP Hemant Nagarale meets home minister Anil Deshmukh after Bombay HC orders CBI for preliminary enquiry 

Cops warn of PhonePe cashback scam

PVR, Inox Leisure shares fall as Maharashtra govt shuts cinemas

Information on health infrastructure put in place by Maharashtra Government since March last year to combat COVID-19 crisis

Industrialist Anand Mahindra thanks Maharashtra Government for not imposing a total lockdown 

for not imposing a total lockdownfor not imposing a total lockdownProhibitory order issued by Mumbai police

IPL permission has been granted, matches to be played with restrictions: Maharashtra Government 

Bombay HC asks CBI to start preliminary inquiry against Maharashtra Home Minister Anil Deshmukh

The judgment on former Mumbai CP Param Bir Singh's plea likely to be pronounced soon

6,077 new COVID-19 cases in Thane, 17 more deaths

Actor Akshay Kumar says he has been hospitalised as a 'precautionary measure under medical advice'

Maharashtra on Sunday has completed COVID-19 vaccination of 76,86,921 people and continued its number one slot among other states

Actor Ajaz Khan, who was arrested by Narcotics Contro Bureau (NCB) in drug case, has tested positive for COVID-19

Any industrial process that is a net consumer of oxygen as a raw material is to be disallowed by default from 10th April 202l onwards

Break The Chain: E-Commerce

Everyone engaged in the activity to get vaccinated at the earliest, as per criteria of GOl and till vaccinated should carry a negative RT-PCR certificate that will remain valid for 15 days. The said rule will come into effect from 10th April 2021.

Break The Chain: Construction Activity

Construction Activity will be allowed only for sites where labourers are living on site. The movement to and fro from outside must be avoided, except for the purposed of material movements

In case of default, the society may be fined 10000/- in the first instance

Break The Chain: Any Cooperative Housing Society having more than 5 active Corona positive cases will be treated as a micro containment zone.

Break The Chain: Restaurants

The government has banned the serving of food for eating at the location parcels or home deliveries are allowed from 7 AM to 8 PM every day. Violation would lead to the shutting down of the vendor till the end of the pandemic.

Break the Chain: Manufacturing Sector

Manufacturing Sector will be operational but factories and manufacturing units will have to scan the body temperature of labourers pre-entry. Factories/ Units with more than 500 workers to set up their own quarantine facilities. In case of any worker found to be positive, the unit to be closed until completely sanitised.

Break The Chain: Marriages and funerals 

Marriages will be allowed with a maximum of 50 people present. Funerals to be allowed a maximum of 20 people. All the staff should get vaccinated at the earliest and should carry a valid negative RT-PCR certificate.

Break the Chain: Schools and colleges 

Schools and colleges will remain closed but the rule is relaxed for std 10th and 12th students to the extent of exams. All the staff that may be used for the conduct of exams must be either vaccinated or should carry a negative RT-PCR certificate, valid for 48 hours.

Uddhav Thackeray urges industrialists to make stay arrangements for workers in industry premises and promote work from home

Break the Chain: Private vehicles to ply from 7 am to 8 pm on Monday to Friday

Those engaged in E-Commerce to get vaccinated at the earliest and till vaccinated should carry a negative RT-PCR certificate

Religious, cultural, social and political events banned, religious places of worship to remain shut till April 30 in Maharashtra 

Maharashtra: Crowd seen at Dadar Vegetable Market in Mumbai this morning

Maharashtra: Aslam Shaikh, Guardian Minister for Mumbai City visited Dadar vegetable market yesterday, to inspect & interact with sellers amid a surge in COVID-19 cases

Pune night curfew deadline to remain 6 pm 

COVID-19: Pune district scales new peak, sees 12,494 cases

Pune reported a record 12,494 COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours, taking the district's tally to 5,74,829, the third consecutive day when new case addition peaks were touched, an official said on Sunday.

On Saturday, the tally had increased by 10,827, while the addition was 9,086 on Friday, he pointed out.

A total of 64 deaths on Sunday took the toll to 10,227, while 3,762 people were discharged, he added.

"Of the new cases, 6,225 are in Pune city, 3,382 in Pimpri Chinchwad and the rest in rural and cantonment areas.

The caseload of Pune city is 2,90,044 and that of Pimpri Chinchwad is 1,50,928. It is 1,33,857 in rural and cantonment areas," the official informed

No oxygenated beds, Pune hosp sets up 'triage' for patients

In an indication that the healthcare system in Maharashtra might get overwhelmed in the coming days because of the huge rise in the COVID-19 cases, a civic-run hospital near Pune is forced to set up a 'triage' facility outside to provide oxygen support to patients as the available number of oxygenated beds remained occupied.

Pune district reported a record 12,494 cases in the last 24 hours, taking the overall tally to 5,74,829, the third consecutive day when new case addition peaks were touched, according to an official.

With the number of cases rising sharply in Pune district, there is a shortage of beds in hospitals.

A senior official said the Yashwantrao Chavan Memorial Hospital (YCMH) in Pimpri Chinchwad city reached the "threshold of available oxygenated beds" on Sunday, forcing authorities to set up a medical triage area outside the facility.

Mumbai: 5-fold rise in active COVID-19 cases in just 30 days

The city has witnessed a five-fold rise in the number of active cases in the last 30 days. According to the civic data, there were 10,010 active cases until February 3 which has increased to 62,187 until April 3, which means an almost 512% surge. Officials have attributed this surge to the laxity behaviour of citizens and increasing number of Covid-19 tests

COVID-19: Mumbai breaches 11,000

The Covid situation is getting grimmer by the day. From 9,090 cases on Saturday, the number of cases reported in the city has breached the 11,000 mark. No less than 11,163 fresh cases were detected on Sunday -- the highest single-day spike since the outbreak of the pandemic.

Break the Chain: Lockdown at weekend; stringent curbs on weekdays in Maharashtra 

Enforcing its ‘Break the Chain’ initiative, the Shiv Sena-led Maha Vikas Aghadi government has imposed strict restrictions throughout the week and weekend lockdowns, starting from April 5. This plan replaces the government’s earlier ‘MissionBeginAgain’. There will be a complete lockdown except for essential services, from 8pm on Fridays to 7am on Monday, while a night curfew will be in place from 8pm to 7am every day. All private offices will remain shut while government offices will function at 50 per cent strength, except for those involved in Covid-19 work, which will operate with 100 per cent staff. Shops, malls, markets, cinema halls, drama theatres, salons will remain shut.

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