Maharashtra reports 10,989 COVID-19 cases, 261 deaths
Maharashtra on Wednesday reported 10,989 new COVID-19 cases, taking the state's caseload to 58,63,880. It also recorded 261 fatalities, pushing the death toll to 1,01,833, health officials said.
The daily cases in the state have dipped to around 10,000 in the last two days. Maharashtra had reported 9,927 cases on March 9 this year after which the numbers had increased.
As many as 16,379 patients were discharged on Wednesday, taking the number of recovered persons to 55,97,304.
The state's recovery rate is 95.45 percent and the case fatality rate is 1.74 percent, the health department said.
(With inputs from agencies)
IMD issues Orange alert in Mumbai for next 4 days as monsoon arrives
As various parts of Maharashtra are receiving rainfall, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Wednesday has issued an 'Orange' alert in Mumbai, Palghar, and Thane districts of Maharashtra for the next four days.
Mumbai's Santacruz observed 164.8 mm rainfall from 8.30 am to 2.30 pm, while Colaba received 32.2 mm rainfall, the IMD reported.
Mumbai reports 788 new COVID-19 cases, 27 deaths on June 9
Mumbai reported 788 new COVID-19 cases on June 9, taking the total tally to 7,13,790. Now, there are 15,947 active cases in the city.
City recorded 27 deaths due to coronavirus on Wednesday which pushed its fatality count to 15,100 as per data released by the city's civic body. 511 COVID-19 patients recovered and were discharged on Tuesday taking the recovery count to 6,80,520.
House collapsed in Malad's Malwani area has left 11 people dead and several injured. Locals rushed to the rescue of those buried under the debris.
Information received from BDBA Hospital: Total 18 casualites reported out of which 11 people are dead :
1.Sahil Sarfaraz Sayyed (Male- 9 yrs)
2.Arifa Shaikh (Female-8yrs)
3. unknown (M- 40yrs)
4. Unknown (M- 15yrs)
5. Unknown (F- 8yrs)
6. Unknown (F- 3yrs)
7. Unknown (F- 5 yrs)
8. Unknown (F- 30 yrs)
9. Unknown (F- 50yrs)
10. Unknown (M- 8yrs)
11. John Irranna (M-13 yrs)
Malvani house collapse: Of those declared dead 8 are minors/ children in the age group of 5 years to 15 years. Search operations still on
Trains are running on all corridors. There is a high tide of 4.26 meters at 12.17 pm and a forecast of heavy rainfall. Railways have kept all machinery on alert mode and monitoring the situation closely: Central Railway CPRO
Mumbai | Techie Santosh Hulawale claims he has created three robots that'll help in treatment of patients during COVID pandemic. "All three robots-SHR, MSR & DMR-are made in India. They are made to assist during pandemic & other emergency services like gas leak & fire," he says
Malad house collapse: Mumbai Police to book owner of structure, contractor
Mumbai Police to register case u/s 304 (2) of IPC (culpable homicide not amounting to murder) against the owner of structure that collapsed & the contractor. They had recently made some structural changes after cyclone Tauktae: Vishwas Nangre Patil, Jt CP (Law & Order)
Delhi High Court dismisses late actor Sushant Singh Rajput's father's petition against the proposed movies being made about the actor's life. Sushant's father had filed the plea restraining anyone from using his son's name or likeness in movies.
Maharashtra: Shops in Pune open, vehicular movement increases; 5-level unlock has come into effect in the state.
Bombay HC asks state govt to consider setting up Pathology Labs within jails so that blood and other samples can be collected in the prison premises itself and there is no need to take prisoners out to hospitals with police escort party etc.
Mumbai: Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray visits Ambedkar Hospital in Kandivali to meet the people who were injured in building collapse incident in Malad West. Minister Aaditya Thackeray, BMC Commissioner Iqbal Singh Chahal & Mumbai Mayor Kishori Pednekar also present.
South west monsoon today has covered the entire state of Maharashtra: Jayanta Sarkar, Deputy director General- IMD Mumbai
Swimmers seek BMC clarification on opening of pools for competitive training
Greater Amateur Aquatic Association (GMAAA) president Kusal Roy has sought clarification from the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) on whether competitive swimmers can use pools for training as per the Maharashtra government's latest 'unlock' plan.
Sporting activities, which were halted due to the second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic in April, resumed on Monday after the Maharashtra government eased the stringent restrictions which had been imposed to contain the spread of the deadly virus.