Mumbai: City records 925 new cases, 285 death reported in state in 24 hrs
Mumbai reported less than 1,000 for the third day in a row. 925 new cases and 31 fatalities were reported on Wednesday. The tally now stands at 7,08,007 with 14,938 deaths so far. Meanwhile, the doubling rate has increased to 477 days and the weekly growth rate has dropped to 0.14 per cent.
(With inputs from agencies)
Maharashtra saw a marginal rise in its daily COVID-19 cases on Wednesday. 15,169 new cases and 285 deaths were reported in the last 24 hours. The tally now stands at 57,76,184 with 96,751 fatalities. Meanwhile, the recovery rate has touched 94.54 per cent. 29,270 patients have recovered, taking the total recoveries to 54,60,589.
Mumbai: Case against actors Tiger Shroff, Disha Patani for violating COVID-19 norms
A case has been filed against actors Tiger Shroff, Disha Patani and others on Wednesday for allegedly violating the pandemic norms, the Mumbai police said.
According to the police, the actors were found roaming at Bandstand Promenade and could not give a valid reason to the police for being out of their homes after 2 pm.
Maharashtra: Nod to cancellation of HSC Exams
The Maharashtra Cabinet chaired by Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray unanimously approved the cancellation of Class 12 HSC board examinations in view of the ongoing second wave of Covid-19 and a possible third wave. The cabinet gave its inprinciple approval and the final decision will be announced ina day or two, after addressing legal and technical issues. The Maharashtra HSC exam issue is still pending before the Bombay High Court and the government needs totake formalapproval of the state disaster management authority for the cancellation of the exams.