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Published on: Wednesday, September 01, 2021, 11:55 AM IST

LIVE Mumbai: Latest updates on September 1

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Mumbai: Latest updates on September 1 | Photo Credit: Pexels

Mumbai: Latest updates on September 1 | Photo Credit: Pexels

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01 September 2021 08:14 AM IST

Maha sees 4,196 new COVID-19 cases, 104 deaths

Maharashtra on Tuesday reported 4,196 fresh coronavirus positive cases and 104 fatalities, including the highest 43 in the Pune region, while 4,688 patients recovered. The new additions pushed the tally of the infections to 64,64,876, the death toll to 1,37,313 and the number of recoveries so far in Maharashtra to 62,72,800, leaving the state with 51,238 active cases.

01 September 2021 08:14 AM IST

MNS vice president breaks Dahi Handi near CM's residence; booked

Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) leader and a party worker on Tuesday broke a Dahi Handi near busy Kalanagar junction which is located close to Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray's residence 'Matoshree' in suburban Bandra despite the ban, prompting the police to register an FIR against them.

The Kherwadi police registered the case against MNS vice president Akhil Chitre and the party worker Omkar Khandekar.

In a video of the incident, one of the two men is seen standing along the main road and another sitting on his shoulders and breaking the 'Dahi Handi' (a clay pitcher filled with curd) tied to a tree trunk.

01 September 2021 08:14 AM IST

Maha transport regulatory system to help prevent accidents, deaths, says CM

Maharashtra's transport department is setting up a state-of-the-art regulatory system to take action against vehicles and drivers violating traffic rules, Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray said on Tuesday.

He said thousands of "unnecessary" deaths take place due to speeding as well as failure to adhere to traffic rules and it was the duty of the government to prevent them.

Speaking at a function where he handed over the keys of 76 interceptor vehicles to 92 flying squads attached to 50 Regional Transport Office (RTO), Thackeray said the system will be useful in preventing accidents and loss of lives.

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01 September 2021 08:14 AM IST

Maha energy department issues fire guidelines for hospitals

In the wake of some deadly incidents of fire at hospitals in Maharashtra, the state energy department on Tuesday came out with special guidelines.

Short circuits caused by faulty electrical wiring or equipment are a common trigger for fires.

To avoid such incidents, hospitals must ensure regular quality control and the use of dedicated meters and standardized material, and put in place modern ventilation and temperature control systems, the guidelines said.

01 September 2021 08:14 AM IST

Vaccinate teachers, non-teaching staff before reopening schools: COVID-19 task force

The Maharashtra COVID-19 task force on children on Tuesday stressed on undertaking vaccination of teachers and non-teaching staff on priority before taking any decision on reopening schools for physical classes.

The paediatrician task force was formed by the state government in May to prevent children from contracting COVID-19 amid fears of a possible third wave of the pandemic.

On apprehensions that a new wave would disproportionately affect children, a task force member sought to downplay such fears, saying there is no particular variant of COVID-19 that would specifically target minors.

Schools in most of the urban areas in the state are not holding in-person classes in view of detection of coronavirus infections.

01 September 2021 08:14 AM IST

Nine cases registered against Dahi Handi organizers for violating Covid norms

At least nine FIRs were registered across Mumbai on Tuesday for the violation of COVID-19 norms during `Dahi Handi' celebrations on the occasion of `Gokulashtami' festival, police said.

Cases were registered under IPC sections 188 (disobeying order lawfully promulgated by public servant), 269 (act which can spread the infection of any disease dangerous to life) and other provisions at Kasturba Marg, Kala Chowky, Ghatkopar, Worli, Sakinaka, Dadar, Bhandup, Kherwadi and Parksite police stations, said an official.

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01 September 2021 11:55 AM IST

Maharashtra Cabinet will today clear PPP policy to set up government medical colleges & superspeciality hospitals

01 September 2021 11:55 AM IST

Mumbai weather update

Weather forecast at 8 am:

Moderate to Heavy rain in city & suburbs with possibility of very heavy rainfall at isolated places.

Today’s High Tide:

0750 hrs- 3.18 mtr (Neap Tide)

1820 hrs- 2.78 mtr

Low tide :

1401hrs – 2.52 mtr (Neap Tide)

(Next day 02.09.2021)0139 hrs-1.67 mtr

Avg rainfall- dt. 31.08.2021- 0800hrs to dt. 01.09.2021-0800hrs

CT- 65.15 mm

ES- 118.82 mm

WS- 73.03 mm

01 September 2021 11:55 AM IST

Check water level in city's seven lakes on September 1

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01 September 2021 11:55 AM IST

Latest satellite observation at 10 am, Dense clouds over North Konkan including Mumbai, Thane, Palghar: IMD

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