Covid-19 recovery rate in Thane district nears 90 per cent
The recovery rate of Covid-19 patients in Maharashtra’s Thane district is nearing 90 per cent, while the death rate stands at 2.53 per cent.The district currently has 14,810 active cases, an official said on Friday.
Of the 1,97,000 cases of Covid-19 reported in the district so far, 1,77,206 patients have recovered from the infection and 4,983 have died of it. As many as 1,288 tested positive for the infection, while 36 succumbed to it on Thursday the official added.
The recovery rate in the civic limits of Kalyan, Navi Mumbai, Ulhasnagar, Amberanth, and Badlapur has crossed 90 per cent each, he said.
With 47,148 cases, Kalyan has recorded the maximum number of infections, followed by Thane city with 42,626, Navi Mumbai with 41,383. Meanwhile, neighbouring Palghar district has reported 38,641 cases and 801 deaths so far.
Following the demand by the volunteers cleaning the Waldhuni river, the Maharashtra Industrial Development Corporation and Maharashtra Pollution Control Board have claimed to be taking up measures to control pollution in the river. They have claimed to do it through regular inspection by dedicated teams, installing CCTV cameras, barricading and prohibiting the entry of tankers carrying effluents.
New Delhi/Mumbai: The Supreme Court on Wednesday granted bail to Indrani Mukerjea in the Sheena Bora murder case. The Court also noted that the other accused in the case, Indrani's former husband Peter Mukherjea, is already on bail since February 2020. The court allowed Indrani to be released on bail subject to conditions on which Mukherjea was granted bail.
The Shanti Nagar police in Bhiwandi have so far recovered merely ₹26 lakh from the ₹11.66Cr cheating and forgery case related to the land acquisition along Mumbai–Vadodara Expressway. The police have also frozen the bank accounts of all the 18 accused, while they learnt that two prime accused, Mahesh Kabadi and Manisha Pagare, had purchased five acres land in Igatpuri district of Nashik. The Nayab Tehsildar was the latest to be arrested on Wednesday.
Welcoming the Supreme Court order on Friday regarding elections to the Bengaluru civic body, Karnataka Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai said the state government is prepared and would make all arrangements to conduct the polls. "The government will make all the arrangements to conduct the elections,” the Chief Minister told reporters, reacting to the order. On whether the government will seek more time to conduct the elections, Bommai said the SC order has to be followed.
A man from Bengal has been arrested in Bengaluru for making a fake bomb threat call to the Kempegowda International Airport in the early hours of Friday morning, triggering heightened security throughout the day. Security officials combed through the airport for over three hours, deploying Central Industrial Security Force troops, and the bomb and dog squads. Gupta reportedly made the call in hopes of vengeance against his brother-in-law, who had recently divorced his sister.