Mumbai: Latest news updates from the city on April 15
Mumbai: Latest news updates from the city on April 15

Maharashtra records 58,952 new COVID-19 cases, 278 deaths

Maharashtra on Wednesday reported 58,952 fresh coronavirus cases, taking the tally to 35,78,160, while 278 new fatalities pushed the toll to 58,804, the state health department said.

In view of an alarming rise in cases, the state government has announced a 15-day-long stricter measures which came into force at 8 pm on Wednesday and will remain in operation till 7 am on May 1. Maharashtra on April 11 had reported 63,294 COVID-19 cases, the highest single-day tally so far.

Mumbai and MMR COVID-19 cases 

The Mumbai division, including Mumbai city and its satellite towns, recorded 18,676 cases and 89 deaths during the day, taking the infection count to 11,33,870 and the fatalities to 21,334.

Thane: Two rescued from Mumbra creek, one still missing

Two of three children, who feared drowned in the creek at Mumbra in Thane district of Maharashtra on Wednesday, have been rescued, said police officials.

The incident occurred last night when the trio went to the creek from the side of a railway track and entered the water in the night.

Ambedkar had proposed Sanskrit as national language: CJI Bobde

Chief Justice of India Sharad Bobde on Wednesday said that BR Ambedkar had proposed Sanskrit as the "official national language" of India but the move did not make any headway.

Remembering B R Ambedkar on his 130th birth anniversary, CJI Bobde said, "Dr Ambedkar had proposed for formulating 'Sanskrit' as the official national language. I don't know if that proposal was tabled. It had signatures of some mullahs, pandits and priests and of Dr Ambedkar himself." He further said that Indian text "Nyayshastra" is not inferior to Aristotle and the Persian system of logic, and "there is no reason why we should not benefit from the geniuses of our ancestors".

7,888 new coronavirus cases in Pune district, 94 patients die

Pune district in Maharashtra reported 7,888 new coronavirus cases on Wednesday, which took its overall tally to 6,76,014, a health official said.

Shops selling essential items,public transport will remain operational during COVID restrictions: Maharashtra DGP

Mumbai: IB to follow non-examination route for all major programmes

Maharashtra Government's 15-day restrictions come into effect

Visuals from Nagpur

Maharashtra: 284 active cases of COVID-19 currently in prisons across state

Cumulative COVID-19 vaccination in Maharashtra as on April 15 is 1,11,25,434

BMC issues guidelines for designated step-down facilities for hospitals and 5 star hotels

Conversion of Jaslok hospital to dedicated COVID-19 hospital

Mumbai: 1500 additional beds will be added in NESCO Jumbo in 7 days

Mumbai: Sharad Pawar to be discharged from hospital today

Sharad Pawar discharged from hospital

Maharashtra leads the COVID-19 vaccination drive

COVID-19 in Mumbai: Cops take action against people who stepped out of their homes without valid reason in Borivali.

Mumbai: Latest news updates on April 15 - Dabbawalas facing tough time due to fresh covid restrictions in the state

Mumbai lockdown day 1: Huge traffic at Dahisar check Naka

Examination of medical students posptponed

The examination of medical students, which were slated to be conducted by Maharashtra University of Health Sciences from 19th April, will be held in the coming June.

Amid surging cases of COVID, all flights to be operated from Terminal 2 of CSMIA

Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray writes to PM Modi on relief measures needed from Centre to combat COVID-19 crisis

Dabbawalas facing tough time due to fresh covid restrictions in the state

Provide govt aid to farmers, barbers, flower vendors and Dabewalls: Maharashtra Congress requests Uddhav Thackeray 

Pune Police arrests five for black marketing of Remdesivir injections

Declare COVID-19 pandemic as natural calamity: NCP to centre 

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