Mumbai: Latest news updates from the city on April 16
Mumbai: Latest news updates from the city on April 16
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Maharashtra reports 61,695 fresh COVID-19 cases, 349 deaths

Maharashtra continued to report grim COVID-19 figures on Thursday with 61,695 new COVID-19 cases and 349 deaths in the last 24 hours.

As per the state health department, the total number of positive cases in the state now stands at 36,39,855, including 29,59,056 recoveries and 59,153 deaths.

There are currently 6,20,060 active cases in the states, the highest in any state.

(With inputs from agencies)

Mumbai: Less than 10,000 cases in city for 4th day on the trot

A smidgen of good news. The number of daily new cases in Mumbai have been below the 10,000-mark for four days in a row. On Thursday, 8,217 new cases and 49 fatalities were reported, taking the cumulative count to 5,53,159, with 12,189 deaths toll now. The recovery rate has risen to 82 per cent in the last two days, with 10,097 patients having recovered in the last 24 hours, pushing the total number of recoveries to 4,54,311.

How To Check Remdesivir Availability

The website -- -- lists all hospitals and pharma shops in different cities which stock Remdesivir and Favipiravir tablets. 27/7 helpline number 1800-266-708 is for all queries related to the Covid drugs.

Delhi reports 17,828 fresh COVID-19 cases; surpasses Mumbai to become most infected city

Antilla Bomb Scare: Sachin Vaze's former colleague Riyazuddin Kazi to be produced before NIA court today

Suspended Assistant Police Inspector Riyazuddin Kazi, arrested by the National Investigation Agency on Sunday in the Antilia Bomb scare and Mansukh Hiran murder case, will be produced before a special NIA court today as his custody with the agency ends.

Mumbai lockdown: Visuals from Bandra Reclamation

Govt of India grants approval to Mumbai's Haffkine Institute to produce Bharat Biotech's Covaxin on a transfer of technology basis

Maharashtra wants to inoculate up to 7 lakh people daily: Tope

Maharashtra wants to vaccinate 6 to 7 lakh people against COVID-19 on a daily basis and to achieve the target, the state needs 40 to 45 lakh vaccine vials every week, health minister Rajesh Tope said on Thursday.

9,956 new COVID-19 cases in Pune district, 114 die

Pune district in Maharashtra reported 9,955 new coronavirus cases on Thursday, taking its caseload to 6,85,970, a health official said.

COVID-19: BMC appoints 6 coordinators for seamless oxygen supply in Mumbai


On 16 April 1853, the FIRST passenger train was run over a stretch of 33 kilometres from Mumbai to Thane. The train with 14 railway carriages, carrying around 400 guests, left Bori Bunder at around 3:30 pm.

Thane: Stray dog burnt alive, case registered

Thane district's COVID-19 count crosses 4 lakh-mark with 5,364 new cases

BMC not to roll back order on converting Jaslok into fully COVID hospital but revise partially after reassessing the situation

Cumulative COVID-19 vaccination in Maharashtra is 1,15,12,728 as on 7 am on April 16

Vaccination of 3,69,538 people was done through 4,161 centres on April 15

CM Uddhav Thackeray to review status of pre monsoon works in Mumbai today 

Maharashtra lockdown: Visuals from Pune

'If people don't follow norms...:' Maharashtra govt warns over new curbs on petrol supply and Mumbai Local for general public

10 states, including Maharashtra and UP, account for nearly 80 per cent of new COVID-19 cases

Maharashtra opposes Jain Community's plea to open up its Temple's dining halls to serve boiled food to devotees during Ayambil

Bombay HC to continue hearing matters virtually till May 7

Maharashtra CM has imposed a lockdown by naming it as restrictions. People are intentionally violating these restrictions. Shop owners are also neglecting govt order because they don't believe this govt: BJP leader Narayan Rane, in Mumbai (ANI)

Antilia Bomb Scare: Sachin Vaze's former colleague Riyazuddin Kazi send to judicial custody till April 23

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