All Government & MCGM Covid Vaccination Centres will be functional but only post 12 PM: BMC
BMC received a fresh stock of Covishield last night. It is to be distributed only in Government & MCGM hospitals/centres (not pvt) today morning. So, all Government & MCGM Covid Vaccination Centres will be functional but only post 12 PM: BMC
(With inputs from agencies)
Shortage on vax front forces Maha Govt to defer rollout for 18-44 age group
There will be free vaccines for all adults at government hospitals but it's not going to be from May 1.The Maharashtra government has been forced to postpone the launch of its universal immunization drive for 5.71 crore people - those aged 18-44 years – to the end of May instead of May 1, for want of sufficient supply from the Serum Institute of India (SII) and Bharat Biotech.
Maharashtra to have 10,25,654 active cases by May 11
Even though the lockdown has started yielding some positive results, the Public Health Department, in its presentation to the state cabinet on Wednesday, clearly said the danger is far from over. The cases may surge again amidst the second COVID-19 wave if the curbs are relaxed. The department has projected that the cases will surge to 10,25,654 by May 11 from the present 6,73,481 cases in the state.
COVID-19: Cumulative vaccination as of 7 am on April 29 in Maharashtra 1,55,78,162
At 985, Maharashtra logs highest single-day 985 Covid deaths, positive cases dip
Maharashtra witnessed close to 1,000 Covid-19 deaths for the first time since the pandemic outbreak. The state reported 985 pandemic deaths on Wednesday, which is the highest single-day deaths reported so far, taking the total deaths to 67,214. The state also reported 63,309 new infections on Wednesday, pushing its tally to 44,73,394 cases so far.
Mumbai COVID-19 cases
Mumbai witnessed close to 5,000 fresh Covid cases on Wednesday, with 4,966 new infections and 78 Covid-19 deaths in the last 24 hours, increasing the total positive cases to 6,40,507 and 12,990 fatalities till now.
Maharashtra Police has filed FIR against former Mumbai police commissioner Param Bir Singh following corruption allegations by a police inspector, a senior official says
FIR registered against Param Bir Singh over cop's complaint
Maharashtra police have filed an FIR against former Mumbai police commissioner Param Bir Singh after a police inspector levelled corruption charges against him, a senior official said on Thursday. The FIR has been registered at Akola in Vidarbha against Singh, DCP Parag Manere and 26 other policemen. The city Kotwali police in Akola registered the FIR against the police personnel under various sections ranging from criminal conspiracy, destruction of evidence and sections of the Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribe (Prevention of Atrocities Act), 1989. Akola police filed a Zero FIR (mode of lodging FIR in any police station irrespective of the offence committed in that area or any other area) at the Kotwali police station and it has been transferred to the Thane city police, the official told PTI.
Maharashtra: People form long queues outside BKC jumbo COVID-19 vaccination centre in Mumbai. Vaccination is yet to begin.
Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray to chair a meeting on vaccination drive later today, via video conferencing.
9,413 new coronavirus cases in Pune district, 154 die
Pune district in Maharashtra reported 9,413 coronavirus cases on Wednesday, which pushed its caseload to 8,17,633, a health official said.
Maharashtra foundation day to be low-key affair this year
The 61st foundation day of Maharashtra will be observed in a simple way on May 1 with only ceremonies for unfurling the national flag to be organised at various district headquarters.
A notification issued by the state government on Wednesday said the flag-hoisting functions will be held at 8 am at all the district headquarters.
Maharashtra: Long queues of people seen outside NESCO vaccination centre in Mumbai
Maharashtra: Congress legislators to contribute month's salary to CM's relief fund; Balasaheb Thorat to give away year's salary
Mumbai Police issues second summons to IPS officer Rashmi Shukla asking her to record her statement in Mumbai on May 03 in phone tapping leak case. Shukla was earlier summoned 2 record statement on April 28 & she informed that won't be able to come citing COVID-19 duty
Maharashtra prisons: Will ask HPC to meet regularly and identify categories of prisoners to decongest jails, says Bombay High Court
In view of the current COVID-19 pandemic situation, the Mumbai Cricket Association has decided to defer the 3rd edition of the T20 Mumbai League till further notice.
Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray to review preparation for COVID-19 vaccination drive for those above 18 years
Is Aadhaar mandatory for prisoners to get COVID-19 vaccine? Bombay HC
The Bombay High Court on Thursday asked the Centre and the Maharashtra government to clarify if an Aadhaar card was mandatory for prisoners to get the vaccine against COVID-19.
Prison inmates should not be denied the vaccine because they did not have an Aadhaar card, the HC said and observed that making the document mandatory for prisoners for the vaccine was an "important policy issue that would have pan-India ramifications".