Curfew in Maharashtra till April 30: Here's what's allowed and what's not
Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray on Tuesday announced a series of strict restrictions in the state till May 1 including the imposition of Section 144 from Wednesday in view of rising COVID-19 cases and but said he will not term the new restrictions as "lockdown".
COVID-19 in Mumbai: 45,524 beneficiaries vaccinated in city
BrihanMumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) vaccinated 45,524 beneficiaries on Tuesday, of which 928 were administered with Covaxin. Only four cases with minor side effects were reported. According to the data, the civic body has, so far, vaccinated 17,53,452 registered beneficiaries since the drive started on January 16. Of these, 6,88,888 senior citizens and 5,19,489 above 45 years of age have been vaccinated.
Amidst the shortage of vaccines across the city, BMC managed to vaccinate less than 40,000 beneficiaries on Monday. According to the data, 39,300 were inoculated in the last 24 hours, of which only 39 were administered with Covaxin.
Former Maharashtra Home Minister Anil Deshmukh reaches DRDO guesthouse, CBI begins questioning
Former Maharashtra home minister Anil Deshmukh reached the DRDO guesthouse in Santacruz (East) at around 10.15 am on Tuesday morning where he will be questioned by a team of officials from the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) in connection with the corruption allegations levelled by former Mumbai police commissioner Param Bir Singh. The agency had issued summons to Deshmukh on Monday to record his statement.
Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray (in file pic) to chair a meeting of all district collectors today to review the
Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray to chair a meeting of all district collectors today to review COVID19 situation in the state
Mumbai: Woman gives birth to baby in police van in Worli Naka
A woman gave birth to a baby in a Police van in Worli Naka y'day. People had called up Police control room after she collapsed upon experiencing labour pain. Police was taking her to hospital when baby was born prematurely, in the van. Woman & baby admitted at a hospital.
COVID-19 in Thane: With 5,056 new cases, district's total count rises to 3,90,124
Thane has reported 5,056 new cases of coronavirus, raising the infection count in the Maharashtra district to 3,90,124, an official said on Wednesday.
The virus also claimed the lives of 27 more people, pushing the death toll in Thane to 6,760, he said, adding that the COVID-19 mortality rate in the district is 1.73 per cent.
Mumbai: Bombay HC denies permission to Juma Masjid Trust to allow 50 people to pray 5 times a day in its mosque
Observing that the safety of Maharashtra citizens is of paramount importance, the Bombay High Court on Wednesday refused to grant permission to city's Juma Masjid Trust to allow five times a day prayer in it's South Mumbai based mosque during the holy month of Ramzan. The HC said the state is threatened with Covid 19 and in such a situation it cannot allow the request of the trust to open its mosque for devotees.