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Published on: Saturday, April 24, 2021, 03:35 PM IST

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Mumbai: Latest updates on April 24  | Photo by Vaishnav Chogale on Unsplash

Mumbai: Latest updates on April 24 | Photo by Vaishnav Chogale on Unsplash

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24 April 2021 09:57 AM IST

Mumbai: From Sunday, Covid beds only after check-up, says BMC

In a major development on Friday, the Brihanmumbai Municipal issued new guidelines, saying patients tested positive for Covid-19 would be allotted beds in hospitals only after a medical check-up. The civic body has decided to have 10 ambulances each stationed in every ward, which will visit the patient’s residence after being contacted by the ward war rooms.

(With inputs from agency)

24 April 2021 09:57 AM IST

E-pass is back in Maharashtra 

The Maharashtra police have reintroduced last year’s e-pass system for ‘extreme emergency’ inter-district and inter-state travel. Reinstating the system on Friday, police urged people to apply for an e-pass only in the case of extreme emergencies, at covid19.mhpolice.in.

24 April 2021 09:57 AM IST

COVID-19: No more Red, Yellow, Green stickers for Mumbaikars, says Mumbai police

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24 April 2021 03:03 PM IST

Maharashtra witnesses 773 Covid-19 deaths in 24 hrs

Maharashtra reported more than700Covid-19 fatalities for the first time since the pandemic outbreak in March. On Friday, 773 people succumbed to the SARS-CoV-2 virus across the state, increasing the total death tollto 63,252 fatalities till now. It is the highest single-day fatalities reported in the state so far.

24 April 2021 03:03 PM IST

Mumbai COVID-19 cases 

Mumbai witnessed more than 70 Covid-19 fatalities for the second consecutive day, with 72 people succumbing to the virus on Friday, increasing the death toll to 12,648. The city reported less than 8,000 cases inthe last 24hours, with 7,221 new infections on Friday, increasing the total count to 6,16,221 so far.

24 April 2021 03:03 PM IST

Thane district's COVID-19 count up by 5,092, death toll by 56

Thane district in Maharashtra reported 5,092 new coronavirus positive cases, which pushed its infection tally to 4,41,184, an official said on Saturday.

These cases were reported on Friday, he said.

As the virus claimed the lives of 56 patients during the day, the death toll in the district has reached 7,186.

Its COVID-19 mortality rate is now 1.63 per cent, he added.

In neighboring Palghar district, the infection tally has mounted to 74,669 and death toll to 1,415, another official said.

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24 April 2021 03:03 PM IST

Death toll rises to 15 in Maharashtra's Palghar hospital fire

The death toll in the COVID care hospital fire incident in Maharashtra's Palghar district reached 15, informed Vasai-Virar Municipal Corporation on Friday.

A case has been registered under IPC Section 304, 337, 338 and 34 at Arnala Police Station, against staff, management, and a doctor in the hospital fire incident, said DCP Sanjay Patil.

24 April 2021 03:03 PM IST

Eminent physicist, former UGC chief Arun Nigavekar dead

24 April 2021 03:03 PM IST

Maharashtra: IAF planes to ferry four oxygen tankers to Jamnagar for refill

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24 April 2021 03:03 PM IST

Oxygen Express will reach Nashik soon. The best possible route was selected & the train's movement was ensured through a green corridor which was continuously monitored by the seniormost officers of the Railways and Railway Minister himself: Shivaji M Sutar, CPRO, Central Railway

24 April 2021 03:03 PM IST

Maharashtra: Weekend curfew continues in Pune, amid rising COVID19 cases. Only medical shops allowed to remain open, all other shops to remain closed Pune district reported 9,810 fresh

24 April 2021 03:03 PM IST

Maharashtra govt orders fire, oxygen audits for all hospitals

24 April 2021 03:03 PM IST

Mumbai: Nigerian national held from Juhu with Mephedrone worth ₹84 lakh

24 April 2021 03:03 PM IST

Maharashtra awaits court nod for use of 5,000 seized Remdesivir vials

24 April 2021 03:03 PM IST

CBI searches ex-Maha minister Anil Deshmukh's house in Nagpur

24 April 2021 03:03 PM IST

Oxygen Express delivers Oxygen in Maharashtra

24 April 2021 03:03 PM IST

CM Thackeray announces probes into untoward incidents but they do not take place: Fadnavis

24 April 2021 03:03 PM IST

FIR on Anil Deshmukh: NCP's Jayant Patil slams CBI; says inquiry is being used by agency to achieve political objectives

24 April 2021 03:03 PM IST

COVID-19: Amid shortage, BMC to set up its own oxygen plant in civic hospitals 

24 April 2021 03:03 PM IST

Oxygen Express reaches Maha; Nagpur, Nashik regions to get life-saving gas

24 April 2021 03:03 PM IST

'Daya..Kuch to gadbad jarur hai': Sanjay Raut reacts after CBI registers FIR against Anil Deshmukh 

24 April 2021 03:03 PM IST

NCP reacts to FIR against Anil Deshmukh 

24 April 2021 03:03 PM IST

Mumbai Police suspends Inspector Sunil Mane who was arrested by NIA yesterday, in connection with Antilia bomb scare case

24 April 2021 03:03 PM IST

Navi Mumbai: CIDCO to set jumbo COVID Care Centre with 200 ICU beds facility in Kalamobli

24 April 2021 03:03 PM IST

COVID19 in Mumbai: Huge crowd gathered for Vaccination at BKC Vaccination centre

24 April 2021 03:35 PM IST

FPJ Ground Report: At the BMC vaccine centre, take a token today and return for the vaccine tomorrow

24 April 2021 03:03 PM IST

'No running from pillar to post seeking Remdesivir': Bombay HC seeks 24*7 helpline, appointment of nodal agent

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