Tanushree Venkatraman is a Multimedia Correspondent covering civic issues and governance in Mumbai.
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By adopting a strategy that considers human behaviour, and designing streets with safety in mind, we can mitigate the persistent crisis of road traffic crashes.
Maharashtra has already recorded over 500,000 cases, with 594,179 cases recorded between April 1 and 11. Since April 1, the state has been recording upwards of 40,000 cases and more than 200 deaths (except April 5) every day
Maharashtra on Sunday recorded its highest one-day spike with 63,294 new Covid-19 cases
Days since the Centre-state feud over vaccine shortage broke out, more than 1,000 centres across the state have been shut and there has been a drop of 73% in the number of doses administered
A day after state health minister Rajesh Tope said there is a shortage of doses, many centres were shut in Mumbai, Navi Mumbai, Panvel, Satara, Sangli and various other parts of Maharashtra
The state’s total tally stood at 3,173,261 and death toll 56,652. The number of active cases also crossed the 500,000-mark with 501,559 active infections
Maharashtra on Wednesday reported 59,907 new Covid-19 infections, its highest single-day spike, and 322 deaths, taking the tally to 3,173,261 and toll to 56,652
Mumbai also registered 10,040 new cases and 32 deaths. The state has 472,283 active infections, as of Tuesday
Calling the state’s order on conducting RT-PCR tests for workers with a 15-day validity impractical, the Maharashtra Chamber of Commerce, Industry and Agriculture (MACCIA) and the Mahratta Chamber of Commerce, Industries and Agriculture have approached the government to roll back its decision
Amid the partial lockdown imposed in the state, Maharashtra on Tuesday recorded more than 50,000 cases with 55,469 new Covid-19 infections (its second-highest single-day spike after April 4) and close to 300 deaths with 297 deaths, taking the tally to 3,113,354 and toll to 55,469.
Maharashtra on Monday recorded more than 40,000 cases with 47,288 new infections and 155 more deaths, taking the state’s tally to 3,057,885 and toll to 56,033
Amid the spike in Covid-19 cases, Maharashtra chief minister Uddhav Thackeray on Monday requested Prime Minister Narendra Modi to allow people above 25 years of age to receive the vaccine
In the past three days (since April 1), the state has recorded more than 100,000 cases with 140,457 new infections.
Maharashtra recorded 590,448 cases from March 1 to March 29, while it had recorded 593,192 cases in September 2020, data revealed
As the fear of another lockdown looms over Maharashtra, March 2021, with two days still to go, is on its way to be the state’s worst month, in terms of Covid-19 cases. The state’s battle against the pandemic had crossed a year earlier this month.
In the past seven days, the state has recorded 657 Covid-related deaths. Mumbai also recorded an all-time high of 5,505 new cases. It also recorded 13 deaths
Published on Mar 26, 2021 08:48 AM IST
ByTanushree Venkatraman and Naresh Kamath
Maharashtra on Thursday recorded more than 30,000 Covid-19 cases for a second day in a row, after it recorded 35,952 new infections, its highest one-day spike
Updated on Mar 26, 2021 01:03 AM IST
ByTanushree Venkatraman and Naresh Kamath, Mumbai
With the lockdown being relaxed, many companies have asked employees to resume going to office on alternate days or two to three times a week.
Mumbai also recorded 3,514 cases and eight fatalities, taking the tally to 369,451 and the toll to 11,604. There are 230,641 active cases in the state, while the positivity rate is 13.63%
Published on Mar 24, 2021 08:38 AM IST
ByTanushree Venkatraman and Eeshanpriya MS
Among the measures recommended by experts is curbing non-essential events with crowds, like weddings and parties, and non-essential activities such as morning and evening walks. Introducing staggered timings for offices may also help by reducing peak-hour traffic congestion on roads and public transport.
Updated on Mar 24, 2021 12:42 AM IST
ByTanushree Venkatraman and Eeshanpriya MS, Mumbai
The analysis is based on the 2014 economic census of the Central government, which maps establishments across the country
State health minister Rajesh Tope on Monday said if the spike continues, the government will have to impose a lockdown in certain cities
The state’s tally has reached 2,479,682, while the number of fatalities is 53,399. Starting March 17, the state has been reporting more than 20,000 cases every day, taking the count to 132,354 new Covid cases in just five days
The state on Sunday recorded its highest one-day spike with 30,535 new Covid-19 infections
Mumbai: With 25,681 Covid-19 cases, Maharashtra reported over 25,000 infections for a second day on Friday
Mumbai recorded its highest spike with 3,063 new cases. Mumbai has never seen more than 3,000 cases reported in a day since the start of the pandemic in March 2020
Maharashtra recorded more than 15,000 cases for the second consecutive day, with 15,602 new cases of Covid-19 on Saturday, taking the total to 22,97,793
The Maharashtra government has taken another step towards implementing an ambitious Versova-Virar sea link as an extension to the under-construction Bandra-Versova sea link
The Bandra-Versova sea-link will be built with connectors at Charkop, Uttan, Vasai and Virar.
The state has till date recorded 2,252,057 infections. The state also recorded 54 deaths on Wednesday, taking the toll to 52,619. Mumbai, which has been recording over 1,000 cases for a week now, also recorded 1,539 cases and five deaths, taking the tally to 337,124 and toll to 11,515 deaths