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Mumbai: Latest updates from the city on April 17

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17 April 2021 10:14 AM IST

Maharashtra sees highest single-day spike of 63,729 Covid cases since outbreak

For the second consecutive day, Maharashtra witnessed more than 60,000 cases on Friday, with the state reporting 63,729 new infections in the last 24 hours. The state’s tally rose to 37,03,584 cases till now. This is the highest single-day case reported since the pandemic outbreak last year.

17 April 2021 10:14 AM IST

Mumbai continues to witness less than 9,000 cases for the second consecutive day

Mumbai continues to witness less than 9,000 cases for the second consecutive day, with 8,839 new infections and 53 Covid-19 deaths being reported in the last 24 hours, increasing the total count to 5,61,998 positive cases and 12,242 fatalities so far.

17 April 2021 12:14 PM IST

Remdesivir scarcity will prevail for 2 days

Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Minister Dr Rajendra Shigane, on Friday, said the shortage of Remdesivir injections will continue for the next two to three days in Maharashtra. Thereafter, the supply will be smooth.

“The government expects an increase in the supply of Remdesivir. FDA has today issued orders whereby exporters can now sell the injection in Maharashtra. This is possible as the central government has banned its export amidst the rise in demand. The government expects these exporters to sell the maximum of their stocks in the state,” he noted

17 April 2021 12:14 PM IST

5,039 new COVID-19 cases in Thane district, 39 die

With the addition of 5,039 coronavirus cases, the infection count in Thane district of Maharashtra mounted to 4,06,093, an official said on Saturday.

17 April 2021 12:14 PM IST

COVID-19: After Maharashtra govt plea, Railways develops policy to transport liquid medical oxygen

The Railways Friday formulated a policy for the transportation of liquid medical oxygen in cryogenic tankers after a plea by the government of Maharashtra, one of the worst affected states by the coronavirus pandemic.

17 April 2021 12:14 PM IST

Postpone non-essential surgeries, save oxygen: Maharashtra task force chief

17 April 2021 12:14 PM IST

COVID-19: No feedback from Centre on double mutation, says Maharashtra minister

17 April 2021 12:14 PM IST

Cumulative COVID-19 vaccination 1.18 Crore in Maharashtra as on 7 am on April 17

17 April 2021 12:14 PM IST

3,56,668 people through 3,876 centres vaccinated on April 16 in Maharashtra

17 April 2021 12:14 PM IST

COVID-19: Pune sees 10,963 cases, 109 deaths, 5,049 recoveries

17 April 2021 12:14 PM IST

Bhiwandi: Three died after a wall collapse at construction site going on in powerloom industry

17 April 2021 12:14 PM IST

Complete lockdown should be imposed looking at the current COVID19 situation: BMC Mayor Kishori Pednekar

17 April 2021 12:14 PM IST

CM Uddhav Thackeray to hold video conference with representatives of various industries in wake imposition of Janata Curfew

17 April 2021 02:55 PM IST

Kumbh returnees to stay at quarantine compulsorily: Mumbai Mayor

17 April 2021 02:55 PM IST

Mumbai Marathon rescheduled, new date to be announced

17 April 2021 02:55 PM IST

India's 10 states report 86% deaths; Maharashtra, Delhi on top

17 April 2021 02:55 PM IST

Due to non-availability of medical oxygen at Shri Harilal Bhagwati Municipal Hospital-Borivali West, patients from here are being shifted to other hospitals/COVID centres. Unfortunate that oxygen is not available at a BMC run hospital: Dahisar MLA Manisha Chaudhary, in Mumbai

17 April 2021 02:55 PM IST

If vaccination document has Modi's photo, Covid death certificates should have it too: Nawab Malik

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