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Published on: Wednesday, December 08, 2021, 11:03 PM IST

LIVE Mumbai: Latest updates - Airport says working with testing labs to explore lowering rapid RT-PCR test charges

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08 December 2021 04:03 PM IST

COVID-19 Omicron scare: Will make all efforts to lower RT-PCR test rates at Mumbai Airport to Rs 2,000, says Rajesh Tope

08 December 2021 11:03 PM IST

Maha CM orders speedy inoculation in face of Omicron concerns

Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray on Wednesday ordered "speedy vaccination" against coronavirus as the state cabinet expressed worry over the rapid spread of the Omicron variant across the world, an official statement said.

At a cabinet meeting, Thackeray instructed officials to ramp up vaccination, especially in areas where the proportion of inoculated persons in the eligible population is low, it said.

08 December 2021 11:03 PM IST
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08 December 2021 11:03 PM IST
08 December 2021 11:03 PM IST

Court denies bail to two police officials in extortion case where Param Bir Singh is co-accused

A sessions court on Wednesday denied bail to two officials of the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) of Maharashtra Police, arrested in an extortion case registered at the Marine Drive police station here.

Former Mumbai police commissioner Param Bir Singh is also an accused in the case.

Police inspectors Nandkumar Gopale and Asha Korke, both earlier posted in the city crime branch, had moved the sessions court here after a magistrate denied him bail

08 December 2021 11:03 PM IST

Mumbai airport says working with testing labs to explore lowering rapid RT-PCR test charges

Adani group-owned Mumbai airport on Wednesday said it is working with testing labs and other partners to explore the possibility of further lowering the charges for rapid RT-PCR test.

This comes a day after the Maharashtra government reportedly raised with the central government the issue of high charges for coronavirus testing at the airport.

The private airport operator had on December 4 announced reducing the rates for rapid RT-PCR test at its facility to Rs 3,900, from Rs 4,500 earlier.

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08 December 2021 11:03 PM IST

Strike continues but MSRTC says more than half depots are functional

As many as 135 of 250 bus depots of the Maharashtra State Road Transport Corporation (MSRTC) partially functioned on Wednesday, the corporation said, as the ongoing strike of its employees continued.

Over 20,000 of some 92,000 employees reported to work during the day, it claimed.

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