At least 146 personnel rescued so far from the barge P305 which is sunk on site. Aerial search commenced at first light with Indian Navy P8I on task: Defence PRO
(With inputs from agenciec)
Maharashtra COVID-19 cases below 30,000 for 1st time since Mar-end
The number of daily COVID-19 cases in Maharashtra plunged below the 30,000-mark on Monday with the state reporting 26,616 new infections, taking the count to 54,05,068, the health department said.
This was the lowest single-day count since March 30 when the state had reported 27,918 infections.
According to a health department statement, 516 COVID-19 deaths were also reported, which took the number of fatalities due to the respiratory disease to 82,486.
No diversion,Bharat Biotech plant in Pune as per HC order: Ajit Pawar
Maharashtra Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar on Monday dismissed the allegation that he has diverted a Bharat Biotech project of manufacturing COVID-19 vaccines to his home district Pune.
He said the plant was being set up in Pune following a Bombay High Court decision in this regard.
Pawar is the guardian minister of Pune.
Cyclone impacts power supply to 23 lakh consumers in Maharashtra
Electric supply to over 23 lakh consumers in western Maharashtra was impacted because of the Tauktae cyclonic storm on Monday, the state discom said.
Supply to over 56 per cent of the consumers in Palghar, Thane, Kolhapur, Pune, Sindhudurg, Ratnagiri and Raigad districts was restored by 2100 hrs, an official said.
Pune district reports 3,208 new COVID-19 cases, 108 deaths
Pune district reported 3,208 new coronavirus cases on Monday, taking its COVID-19 count to 9,62,688, a health department official said.
He said the death toll reached 15,441 with 108 more patients succumbing to the infection in the western Maharashtra district in the last 24 hours.
Additional vaccination centres and timing
Topiwala Dispensary (Goregaon) Bhagvati Hospital (Borivali)Inactive Centres -Sant Nirankari Bhawan
Shivalik VenturesAyodhya Nagar Yoga Kendra - 12-5
Sunder Nagar Dispensary, Laxmi Nagar Dispensary - 2-8
Sumati Gurjar Hall - 11-3.30
Adharika Bhawan - 2-5