54-year-old Belapur man dies; Covid cases rise in Thane
A 54-year-old man from Belapur, who had tested positive for Covid-19, died on Friday. He was admitted to Navi Mumbai Municipal Corporation Hospital (NMMC) at Vashi. NMMC has a total of 35 Covid-19 positive cases.
A 40-year-old woman from Kamothe, who works in a hospital in Mumbai, tested positive on Saturday. “She has been admitted to Bhabha hospital in Bandra,” said Ganesh Deshmukh, Panvel City Municipal Corporation chief.
The total number of coronavirus positive cases in PCMC is 22.
Badlapur city recorded three positive cases of Covid-19 on Saturday. This is the first time coronavirus cases were recorded from this town, 16km from Kalyan.
A 21-year-old woman, her 42-year-old mother and 23-year-old man have tested positive.
The women had travelled to Satara for the final rites of a relative and got infected there. They were home quarantined after they returned to Badlapur. Later, they developed symptoms and were taken to Central hospital in Ulhasnagar.
The man works in a hospital canteen in Badlapur.
Two cases of Covid-19 were reported from nearby city Ambernath on Saturday. On Monday, a 50- year-old-man died after being infected by the virus.
In Kalyan, a 22-year-old woman tested positive for Covid-19 on Saturday, taking the Kayan-Dombivli count to 50. The city has recorded two deaths till now.
Ulhasnagar Municipal Corporation (UMC) has sealed private-run Shivneri hospital in after a Thane resident, who had visited the hospital tested positive. The civic body will test the 30 employees of the hospital and also quarantine them. The hospital had six patients who were discharged. “We are also preparing a list of high and low risk contact at the hospital,” said Raja Rijhwani, medical officer, UMC.
In Thane, six people tested positive for coronavirus on Saturday, taking the count of positive cases to 44.
Among the six is an assistant police inspector from Thane Nagar police station. He is the second cop to test positive after a senior police inspector tested positive.
The number of Covid-19 positive cases in Mumbra is 15, while Kalwa has 13 cases.
The Thane district collector has issued orders to shut the borders of four talukas in Thane district. Private vehicles or public transport cannot enter Ambernath, Badlapur, Shahapur and Murbad talukas.
Thane district collector Rajesh Narvekar said, “We have sealed the borders of the four talukas. We will take action against anyone found violating norms.”
The India Meteorological Department issued a warning for several parts of Delhi-NCR as heavy rain and thunderstorms lashed the national capital on Monday morning. Extreme wind gusts going up to a ravaging speed of 90 Kmph is also expected. Predicted impact of storm The weather department officials have predicted damage to vulnerable structures and kutcha houses/walls and huts. “Damage to plantations, horticulture and standing crops,” is also expected today. Immediately get out of water bodies.
Delhi was lashed by early morning rain and strong winds on Monday, which led to power cuts in some parts. Air traffic is likely to get affected with airlines tweeting that bad weather may affect services. The early morning rain has brought down temperatures further after a spell of brutal heatwave in the national capital and nearby cities last week. The rain and storm is likely to affect the morning rush hour traffic too.
A suspected Khalistani terrorist, Parminder Singh, has been taken on remand by the crime investigation agency for interrogation in the recovery of two SUVs with fake registration certificates. Parminder is among four 'Khalistani' terrorists arrested by Haryana Police in Karnal on May 5 with explosives and arms. Investigators claimed that Parminder had allegedly bought two SUVs bearing fake registration numbers from Nitin of Ambala and Sandeep of Kharar in Punjab, who have already been arrested.
Yamunanagar police have booked former Haryana State Cooperative Development Federation (HARCOFED) chairperson Rameshwar Chauhan and Chauhan's son Varun Chauhan for allegedly duping former civil surgeon Dr Vijay Dahiya of about ₹50 lakh. Chauhan has, meanwhile, refuted the allegations and accused Dr Dahiya and his son Paritosh Dahiya of not adhering to the conditions in a petrol pump partnership deal.
Haryana chief minister Manohar Lal Khattar said on Sunday said various digital-driven initiatives started in the past over seven years have made the scope of corruption in the state negligible. Khattar said the BJP worked in the direction of its election manifesto to give transparent, clean administration and corruption-free governance. The chief minister said Haryana has set an example for other states in agriculture and industry as well as in sports and education.