Maharashtra records 9,195 new COVID-19 cases, 252 deaths; recovery rate jumps to 96.01%
Maharashtra on Thursday recorded 9,195 fresh cases, taking the number of active cases to 1,16,667. Besides, 252 COVID-19 deaths were reported in the day, taking the number of total fatalities to 1,22,197.
8,634 patients were discharged in the day, taking the tally to 58,28,535. The recovery rate in the state rose to 96.01%. The case fatality rate in the state is 2.01%.
Currently, 6,15,285 people are in home quarantine and 4,339 people are in institutional quarantine.
(With inputs from agencies)
Mumbai: City reports 661 new COVID-19 cases, 21 deaths
Mumbai reported 661 new COVID-19 cases on Thursday, taking the total tally to 7,22,879. The city also recorded 21 deaths due to the virus on Thursday which pushed its fatality count to 15,472 as per data released by the city's civic body.
Total 489 COVID-19 patients recovered and were discharged on Thursday, taking the recovery count to 6,96,594. Now, there are 8,498 active cases in the city.
Maharashtra: A rape accused escaped from Police custody on Wednesday while the team was taking him to Court after his Rapid Antigen Test. He jumped off the Police vehicle at Kandivali signal in Mumbai and fled. Search for the accused is underway.
Maharashtra: BMC says COVID vaccination will take place only for 3 hours (2pm-5pm) at a limited number of its centres in Mumbai today. Covaxin will be given only for second dose & Covishield to only people above 45 years of age, it says.
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CM Uddhav Tahckeray replies to Governor letter in which the latter had flagged off issues raised by opposition leader regarding monsoon session duration, speaker's election & local body election
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False complaint filed under Atrocities Act should be countered with robbery plaint: Sena MLA Sanjay Gaikwad
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We are not here to advice Guv: SC on plea seeking norms for Maha Legislative Council
The Supreme Court on Friday declined to entertain a PIL for issuing specific directions to prepare norms for nominations of Maharashtra Legislative Council by the Governor.
A bench headed by Chief Justice N.V. Ramana told the petitioner's counsel, "The Governor is bound by the advice of Council of Ministers. We are not here to advise the Governor".
New Link Road: Northbound traffic from Indian Oil Jn to Chitrakoot Jn shut for Metro work till Aug 30
The north bound arm of the New Link Road, between Indian Oil Junction and Chitrakoot Junction at Andheri (W) will be closed for all vehicular and pedestrian movement till August 30, said a traffic notification. The traffic restriction has been put in place for erection of precast elements (pillar) of the D N Nagar Metro station.
Enforcement Directorate has summoned actress Yami Gautam to record her statement in connection with the alleged irregularities under Foreign Exchange Management Act (FEMA), the agency officials informed on Tuesday. The agency has asked the actress to appear before them next week.
Conspiracy going on to malign NCP and its leaders, claims party
The NCP, which is one of the constituents of the Maha Vikas Aghadi (MVA) government in Maharashtra, on Friday alleged that there was a conspiracy to malign the image of the party and its leaders.
NCP's chief spokesperson and Maharashtra minister Nawab Malik made the statement a day after the Enforcement Directorate (ED) sealed a sugar mill allegedly linked to state Deputy Chief Minister and senior NCP leader Ajit Pawar.
ED, CBI should not involve themselves in toppling govts: Raut
Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut on Thursday said the Enforcement Directorate (ED) and the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) should not involve themselves in toppling governments, and alleged that those who played a key role in the formation of the Maha Vikas Aghadi (MVA) government in Maharashtra were being targeted.
Amid speculation in the state political circles over differences in the MVA government of the Shiv Sena-NCP-Congress alliance, Raut said there was no threat to the dispensation despite the BJP's attempts to weaken it.