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Under the Covid-19 Prevention Vaccination Campaign, 59 vaccination centres have been set up by the corporation and government and a total of 132 vaccination centres have been set up in 73 private hospitals.(Bloomberg)

BMC receives 1.5L vaccine doses, distribution to govt, private centres starts

ANI | | Posted by Prashasti Singh, Mumbai
UPDATED ON APR 26, 2021 06:29 AM IST
According to a press release issued by the BMC, this will help in smooth vaccination in Mumbai for at least three days from April 26 to 28.
Mumbai reported 5,888 new Covid-19 cases, 71 deaths and 8,549 on Saturday. The case tally in the city stands at 6,22,109.(AP)
Mumbai reported 5,888 new Covid-19 cases, 71 deaths and 8,549 on Saturday. The case tally in the city stands at 6,22,109.(AP)

Businessman's vanity vans help police, healthcare workers amid Covid-19 curbs

ANI | | Posted by Prashasti Singh, Mumbai
PUBLISHED ON APR 25, 2021 01:58 PM IST
Speaking to ANI, Ketan Rawal said, "I am providing these vanity vans to the police personnel so that they can take rest, eat food and use the washroom while on duty."
Maharashtra chief minister Uddhav Thackeray(Satish Bate/Hindustan Times)
Maharashtra chief minister Uddhav Thackeray(Satish Bate/Hindustan Times)

Adar Poonawalla has assured 'maximum support': CMO Maharashtra on vaccination

Written by Prashasti Singh, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON APR 25, 2021 09:05 AM IST
Maharashtra is the worst-hit state in the country with 6,94,480 active cases of the coronavirus disease (Covid-19).
The state has 57.1 million people in the 18-44 age group, which will be vaccinated against Covid-19 next in the country’s drive to battle the second, deadly wave of the pandemic.(HT Photo)
The state has 57.1 million people in the 18-44 age group, which will be vaccinated against Covid-19 next in the country’s drive to battle the second, deadly wave of the pandemic.(HT Photo)

Please pay for Covid-19 vaccines, if you can: Maha deputy CM Ajit Pawar urges

By hindustantimes.com | Written by Meenakshi Ray, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON APR 24, 2021 07:11 PM IST
Maharashtra has said it has been facing a shortage of Covid-19 vaccines, which has put a brake on its aim of inoculating more than 600,000 people daily and has forced many centres to shut down.
The latest curbs came after several ministers demanded a total lockdown for 15 days to curb the rising Covid-19 cases in Maharashtra. (Praful Gangurde/HT Photo)
The latest curbs came after several ministers demanded a total lockdown for 15 days to curb the rising Covid-19 cases in Maharashtra. (Praful Gangurde/HT Photo)

Maharashtra reports record 773 Covid-19 deaths, 66,836 cases

By hindustantimes.com | Written by Meenakshi Ray, New Delhi
UPDATED ON APR 23, 2021 08:57 PM IST
The Maharashtra government has imposed stringent regulations to curb the spread of the Covid-19 disease across the state.
The Covid-19 restrictions will come into effect at 8pm on Thursday and will be in place till 7am on May 1.(HT Photo )
The Covid-19 restrictions will come into effect at 8pm on Thursday and will be in place till 7am on May 1.(HT Photo )

Fresh Covid-19 restrictions in Maharashtra from today as cases soar

Written by Prashasti Singh, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON APR 22, 2021 06:26 AM IST
Covid-19 curbs in Maharashtra: As part of the restrictions, no travel, except for essential services, medical reasons or vaccination, will be allowed. Those allowed to travel will have to quarantine themselves at home for 14 days after they reach their destination.
Experts have called for measures to break the chain of transmission of the virus as hospitals have been overwhelmed with Covid-19 patients and several states have complained of shortage of drugs and oxygen.(Reuters Photo)
Experts have called for measures to break the chain of transmission of the virus as hospitals have been overwhelmed with Covid-19 patients and several states have complained of shortage of drugs and oxygen.(Reuters Photo)

From Rajasthan to Delhi, states ramp up measures to battle Covid-19

By hindustantimes.com | Written by Meenakshi Ray, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON APR 19, 2021 07:56 AM IST
Several states have come up with their own restrictions--ranging from localised lockdowns to night and weekends curfews to control the raging Covid-19 cases.
Delhi on Saturday recorded 7897 cases of the coronavirus disease.(HT Photo)
Delhi on Saturday recorded 7897 cases of the coronavirus disease.(HT Photo)

Maharashtra: 5,275 new Covid-19 cases in Thane, 36 more deaths

PTI | , Thane
UPDATED ON APR 18, 2021 12:39 PM IST
Thirty six more people also succumbed to the viral infection, pushing the death toll in the district to 6,900.
A health worker taking a swab sample from a shopkeeper for a RT-PCR Covid-19 coronavirus test in Chennai on April 10. As per the health ministry, 10 states - Maharashtra, Chhattisgarh, Uttar Pradesh, Delhi, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Madhya Pradesh, Gujarat and Rajasthan - are showing a steep rise in daily Covid-19 cases. They accounted for 82.82% of the new infections on April 10.(Arun Sankar / AFP)
A health worker taking a swab sample from a shopkeeper for a RT-PCR Covid-19 coronavirus test in Chennai on April 10. As per the health ministry, 10 states - Maharashtra, Chhattisgarh, Uttar Pradesh, Delhi, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Madhya Pradesh, Gujarat and Rajasthan - are showing a steep rise in daily Covid-19 cases. They accounted for 82.82% of the new infections on April 10.(Arun Sankar / AFP)

5,039 new Covid-19 cases in Thane district, 39 die

PTI | , Thane
UPDATED ON APR 17, 2021 02:23 PM IST
Thane district's COVID-19 mortality rate is 1.69 per cent now, an official said. So far, 3,42,069 patients have recuperated, which took the recovery rate to 84.23 per cent.
Many shoppers have been flouting social distancing norms at Delhi markets such as Lajpat Nagar. (Photo: Amal KS/HT)(HT_PRINT)
Many shoppers have been flouting social distancing norms at Delhi markets such as Lajpat Nagar. (Photo: Amal KS/HT)(HT_PRINT)

Covid-19: 5 to enter market for an hour in Maharashtra's Nashik

Written by Prashasti Singh, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAR 31, 2021 10:36 AM IST
Maharashtra registered 27,918 new Covid-19 cases and 139 deaths on March 30.
Pune, Mumbai, Nagpur, Thane, Nashik, Aurangabad, Nanded and Ahmednagar are the districts in Maharashtra with high active cases, Union health secretary Rajesh Bhushan said. (Anshuman Poyrekar/HT Photo)
Pune, Mumbai, Nagpur, Thane, Nashik, Aurangabad, Nanded and Ahmednagar are the districts in Maharashtra with high active cases, Union health secretary Rajesh Bhushan said. (Anshuman Poyrekar/HT Photo)

With 27,918 Covid-19 cases, Maharashtra’s tally at 2,773,435

By hindustantimes.com | Written by Meenakshi Ray, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON MAR 30, 2021 08:40 PM IST
The Centre said earlier in the day that Maharashtra has eight of the top 10 Covid-19 high-burden districts of the country.
People walk past a wall mural depicting medical staff as frontline Covid-19 warriors in Mumbai on Monday. (Pratik Chorge/HT Photo)
People walk past a wall mural depicting medical staff as frontline Covid-19 warriors in Mumbai on Monday. (Pratik Chorge/HT Photo)

Maharashtra's daily tally dips with 31,643 fresh Covid-19 cases

By hindustantimes.com | Written by Meenakshi Ray, New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAR 29, 2021 09:01 PM IST
On Sunday, there were 40,414 Covid-19 cases, the highest daily spike ever, and 108 deaths in Maharashtra.
, the Government of Maharashtra extended Covid-19 related restrictions across the state till April 15, 2021, under its 'Mission Begin Again' program.
, the Government of Maharashtra extended Covid-19 related restrictions across the state till April 15, 2021, under its 'Mission Begin Again' program.

'Residential societies with 5 or more Covid-19 cases to be sealed': Mumbai mayor

ANI | | Posted by Prashasti Singh, Mumbai
UPDATED ON MAR 27, 2021 09:54 PM IST
Speaking to reporters here today, the Mumbai Mayor also said that a night curfew may be imposed in the capital city on March 28 from 10 or 11 pm, adding that hotels and pubs will remain shut during the night curfew with an exemption on essential services.
Maharashtra, which is worst-affected by the viral disease in the country, on Friday recorded the highest one-day rise since the pandemic began last year,(Anshuman Poyrekar/HT Photo)
Maharashtra, which is worst-affected by the viral disease in the country, on Friday recorded the highest one-day rise since the pandemic began last year,(Anshuman Poyrekar/HT Photo)

Maharashtra reports 36,902 new Covid-19 cases in another daily spike

By hindustantimes.com | Written by Meenakshi Ray, New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAR 26, 2021 09:20 PM IST
The capital city of Mumbai reported 5513 new Covid-19 cases, taking the number of cases to 385,628, according to the bulletin.
A healthcare worker conducts thermal screening of a passenger at CSMT Railway Station in Mumbai on Wednesday, as Covid-19 cases spike across Maharashtra.(PTI Photo)
A healthcare worker conducts thermal screening of a passenger at CSMT Railway Station in Mumbai on Wednesday, as Covid-19 cases spike across Maharashtra.(PTI Photo)

Covid-19 tests to be doubled to 50k per day in Mumbai: All you need to know

Written by Prashasti Singh, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON MAR 20, 2021 09:38 AM IST
The decision comes as Maharashtra's daily infection tally reached 25,681, while recoveries were at 14,400 and fresh deaths at 70 on Friday.
The sealed Nandore ashramshala in Palghar from where 31 cases were reported on Tuesday. (HT PHOTO)(HT_PRINT)
The sealed Nandore ashramshala in Palghar from where 31 cases were reported on Tuesday. (HT PHOTO)(HT_PRINT)

Schools shut in Maharashtra’s Palghar after students, teachers contract Covid-19

By hindustantimes.com | Written by Meenakshi Ray, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON MAR 18, 2021 11:28 AM IST
Thirty students and a teacher from the Nandore Government Ashram School tested positive for Covid-19 earlier this week.
CM in a televised address said the state is now better prepared to deal with any surge compared to the previous waves, and that the government would try to avoid wider lockdowns as far as possible and target curbs only in hotspot areas.(HT_PRINT)
CM in a televised address said the state is now better prepared to deal with any surge compared to the previous waves, and that the government would try to avoid wider lockdowns as far as possible and target curbs only in hotspot areas.(HT_PRINT)

Lockdown to be enforced in parts of Maha, says CM

By HT Correspondents, Mumbai/new Delhi
UPDATED ON MAR 12, 2021 03:10 AM IST
On Thursday, there were14,317new cases in the state – the most so far since the beginning of this year.
A medical worker fills a syringe with the Chinese Sinopharm vaccine as country begins mass vaccination for the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Belgrade, Serbia, January 21, 2021. REUTERS/Marko Djurica(REUTERS)
A medical worker fills a syringe with the Chinese Sinopharm vaccine as country begins mass vaccination for the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Belgrade, Serbia, January 21, 2021. REUTERS/Marko Djurica(REUTERS)

Maharashtra's Covid-19 tally crosses 20-lakh mark with fresh 2,886 cases

PTI | , Mumbai
UPDATED ON JAN 21, 2021 09:18 PM IST
With the new cases, Maharashtra's Covid-19 tally rose to 20,00,878. The grim milestone was reached more than 10 months after the first coronavirus case was reported in the state in second week of March 2020.
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