Mumbai: Latest updates from city on April 20
Mumbai: Latest updates from city on April 20

Maharashtra records 58,924 new COVID-19 cases, 351 deaths; active cases jump to 6,76,520

With 58,924 new COVID-19 cases, Maharashtra on Monday (April 19) recorded a slight dip in its daily numbers. Besides, 351 COVID-19 deaths were recorded in the day, taking the death toll to 60,824. The case fatality rate in the state is 1.56%.

52,412 patients were discharged in the day, taking the tally to 31,59,240. The recovery rate in the state stands at 81.04%.

Currently, 37,43,968 people are in home quarantine and 27,081 people are in institutional quarantine.

The total number of active cases in Maharashtra is 6,76,520.

(With inputs from agencies)

Attention! Panvel Municipal Corporation changes curfew timing, effective from today evening

As part of the “Break the Chain”, the Panvel Municipal Corporation (PMC) issued a fresh circular on Monday and changed the timing of the night curfew. Now, the curfew will start at 5 pm and will continues till 7 am the next day. The fresh order will come into effect from April 20 evening.

The municipal commissioner issued a fresh circular on Monday night, directing all the shops to be closed by 5 pm. However, the restaurants, bar, hotel and liquor shop can provide the home delivery till 8 pm. But there will be no over-to-counter sale of any products after 5 pm.

In the earlier order, shops were allowed to open till 8 pm on weekdays and 7 pm on weekends.

Mumbai reports 7,381 Covid-19 cases, 57 deaths; 8,583 recover

Mumbai reported 7,381 new Covid-19 cases and 57 fresh fatalities on Monday, the city civic body said.

With the new cases and fatalities, the Covid-19 infection count jumped to 5,86,692, while the death toll rose to 12,404, according to the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation's (BMC) updated data.

The financial capital has reported nearly 1,100 less cases compared to Sunday, but the fatalities went up by four.

Shiv Sena MP Priyanka Chaturvedi thanked Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan for announcing liberal vaccine policy in phase 3

COVID-19: First 'Oxygen Express' departs Mumbai; set to return with liquid oxygen from Vizag

Mumbai: Devotees pray outside Mumba Devi Temple on Ashtami amid COVID-19 restrictions

Maharashtra: Railway staff at Central Railway office clap for pointsman Mayur Shelke, who saved the life of a child who lost his balance while walking at platform 2 of Vangani railway station & fell on railway tracks, on 17th April. Shelke was also felicitated

Uddhav Thackeray to chair cabinet meeting at 3.30 pm today; imposition of strict lockdown on the lines of Delhi likely to be discussed

Cumulative COVID-19 vaccination in Maharashtra as of 7 am April 20, is 1,26,50,266

Mumbai: Boards reading 'Vaccine out of stock', put up outside BKC vaccination centre

Pune district records 9,582 new COVID-19 cases, 107 deaths

Maharashtra: 5,007 new COVID-19 cases in Thane, 40 more deaths

Maha: Imtiaz Jaleel slams health minister over Remdesivir distribution

Remdesivir arranged by BJP was for govt, confirms Maha Minister Dr. Rajendra Shingane

Navi Mumbai: Two senior citizens die and 50 other tests positive of COVID-19 at Old Age Home in Taloja

Mumbai cops, FDA seize Remdesivir hoards

Continuing the drive against hoarders, the Maharashtra Food & Drugs Administration (FDA) along with Mumbai Police raided two locations and seized large stocks of the much-in-demand Remdesivir injections, an official said here on Tuesday.

In the first instance, the police-FDA teams swooped on the premises of an exporter and recovered 2,000 vials of Remdesivir from Marol in Andheri east.

Maharashtra food and civil supply minister Chhagan Bhujbal requests CM to impose strict lockdown for 15 days in the state amid rising COVID-19 cases

Maharashtra govt open to decongesting prisons, seeks directions from Bombay High Court

Maharashtra government today told the Bombay High Court that it proposes to decongest jails across the state in view of the sudden surge in Covid cases within prisons. It told the high court that it would again release eligible prisoners on emergency parole and bail.

'No one should be allowed to get vaccine out of turn': Devendra Fadnavis reacts after his nephew's vaccination post goes viral

A day after receiving flack for his nephew's alleged post-jab photo, Maharashtra Leader of the Opposition Devendra Fadnavis clarified that he stands for following protocols for COVID-19 vaccination.

Maha: Raigad police nab four persons in fake gold racket

Maharashtra: 3 held with drugs, swords in Thane

Police have arrested three persons and seized mephedrone, a banned drug, worth Rs 8.80 lakh and five swords from their possession in Maharashtra's Thane district, an official said on Tuesday.

Maha: Critical COVID-19 woman safely delivers baby in hospital

A critical COVID-19 woman patient, who was seven months' pregnant, has safely delivered a baby at a hospital in Kalyan town of Maharashtra's Thane district, officials said on Tuesday.

The 37-year-old woman was admitted to the ICU of the civic-run COVID-19 hospital, located at an Art Gallery, due to her critical condition and low oxygen saturation, Kalyan- Dombivli Municipal Corporation's (KDMC) spokesperson said.

She gave birth to a baby boy through normal delivery on Monday, the official said in a release.

The official claimed it is the first time that a pregnant woman patient had a normal delivery in the KDMC-run COVID-19 hospital.

Mumbai crime branch arrests two men for issuing fake COVID-19 reports

All groceries, vegetable shops, fruit vendors, dairies, bakeries, confectionaries, all type of food shops, shops related to farm produce, pet food shops, shops related to materials for impending rainy season for individuals/orgs to be open only b/w 7 to 11 AM: Maharashtra Govt

Mumbai: Only 35 ICU beds and 83 oxygen beds vacant

Jackie Shroff granted relief; HC dismisses former business partner’s plea to withdraw 2 million US dollars

Attention! Maharashtra govt curtails timings of grocery and other shops between 7 am and 11 am

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