People wait for their turn to get tested for the Covid-19 coronavirus in Mumbai on April 16. | Sujit Jaiswal / AFP A look at the headlines right now: Delhi has 24,000 new coronavirus cases today, situation is very serious, says Arvind Kejriwal:Maharashtra also reported a record high of over 67,000 new cases, and the Mumbai mayor suggested a complete lockdown to manage the surge. Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray’s office also alleged that the prime minister could not speak to him because he was too busy campaigning
Ajay Singh Yadav only managed a final video call with Raj Karan before his close friend became the latest of an alarming number of young Indians, including children, falling victim to the new coronavirus wave sweeping the country. Some doctors say the reason that under-45s are now vulnerable is that they go to work and eat out more, but no there is no definitive proof. They could also be more prone to a new "double mutant" variant found in 60 percent of samples in Maharashtra, the hardest-hit state. Karan, 38,
Breaking all records, Maharashtra reports 67,123 new Covid cases and 419 deaths in 24 hours. The state of Maharashtra recorded 67,123 fresh Covid cases, which is the state’s highest daily spike. Maharashtra also reported 419 deaths over the past 24 hours. While the case fatality rate in the state is 1.59%, the recovery rate is as high as 81.18% While the state discharged 56,783 patients on Saturday, a total of 30,61,174 Covid-19 patients have been discharged after full recovery until April 17. Points to keep
The second wave of COVID-19 has hit severely in India. On April 16, The Times of India reported that Maharashtra recorded the highest number of cases (63,729) and deaths (398) since October 2020. Despite the rising cases across the country, Hindu pilgrims have gathered in lakhs for Kumbh Mela in Haridwar. The congregation has received criticism for flouting COVID norms. Against this backdrop, several social media users posted two images of empty beds with the claim that Mumbai’s Sri Swami Narayan temple has
Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray on Saturday said he had tried to contact Prime Minister Narendra Modi on phone regarding the oxygen supply for the state but the PM was not available since he was busy campaigning for the West Bengal elections. Speaking to industrialists and representatives of trade bodies like FICCI and CII via video conferencing, the CM also said the Centre was cooperating with the Maharashtra government. Earlier in the day, Union minister Piyush Goyal had attacked Uddhav Thackeray
(PTI) Maharashtra BJP leader Kirit Somaiya has demanded a CBI inquiry into an alleged scam worth Rs 500 crores in the Transport Ministry of Maharashtra and accused the state government of a big swindle. Kirit Somaiya has also released a video in which he said that Maharashtra State Transport Minister Anil Parab, Transport Commissioner Avinash Dhakane and Wardha Deputy RTO Bajrang Khamate have scammed crores of rupees in which the state RTO was wrongly transferred and that the CBI should interrogate these officials.
(Image: Twitter/@Reuters) 10 states in India on Saturday accounted for 85.83 percent of the new deaths in which Maharashtra, Delhi, and Chhattisgarh reported more than half of the total number registered in the last 24 hours. Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW) said on Saturday that a total of 1,341 deaths were reported in the last 24 hours. Maximum casualties were witnessed in Maharashtra followed by Delhi (141), Chhattisgarh 138, Uttar Pradesh (103), Gujarat (94), Karnataka (78), Madhya Pradesh
A health worker takes a swab sample of a resident for a Covid-19 test at a medical centre in Dharavi slums in Mumbai on Sayurday. | Punit Paranjpe/AFP Mumbai’s civic body, Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation’s mayor Kishori Pednekar on Saturday called for a complete lockdown in the city considering the current Covid-19 situation, reported ANI. Fresh curbs were implemented in the state from Wednesday for 15 days, with the state government imposing a ban on gatherings of more than four residents. Only essential
The Covid19 cases are rapidly increasing the Maharashtra. The government has announced a curfew for 15 days to contain the spread. The entertainment industry has also come to a standstill. In this condition, how much damage will the industry suffer and how will the work proceed? All such questions were answered by FWICE President BN Tiwari to India TV.
Mahindra has announced that its manufacturing plants are working with a lower number of employees. This comes shortly after the Maharashtra state government announced stricter protocols and restrictions to curb the spread of COVID-19 in the state. Mahindra's four manufacturing plants in the state are now working with a reduced workforce. It has been well over a year now since the coronavirus started sweeping across the world. The pandemic affected every single industry in the world economy. The automobile industry
The Maharashtra government has announced a relaxation of the fortnightly mandatory RT-PCR test for maids, drivers, delivery personnel, hotel and restaurant staffers and industrial workers to ease the burden on the testing laboratories. The Maharashtra government has announced a relaxation of the fortnightly mandatory RT-PCR test for maids, drivers, delivery personnel, hotel and restaurant staffers and industrial workers to ease the burden on the testing laboratories. The state government, in an earlier order,
Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray (left) with Prime Minister Narendra Modi. | PMO India/Twitter The Maharashtra Chief Minister’s Office claimed that it had contacted the Prime Minister’s Office about the acute shortage of medical oxygen and anti-viral drug remdesivir but was told that Modi was campaigning in West Bengal, reported Fress Press Journal and India Today on Saturday. The fifth phase of voting is currently under way for the West Bengal Assembly elections. There has been no response from
निजी अस्पताल अधिक रोगियों को समायोजित करने के लिए चार सितारा या पांच सितारा होटलों के साथ गठजोड़ करेंगे और जिन्हें महत्वपूर्ण देखभाल की आवश्यकता नहीं है, उन्हें अस्पतालों से होटलों में ले जाने की
कोरोना से गहराते संकट के बीच सीएम उद्धव ठाकरे ने पीएम मोदी से फोन पर बातचीत की है. उन्होंने महाराष्ट्र में कोरोना से व्याप्त हालात के बीच ऑक्सीजन की किल्लत के बारे में पीएम मोदी को जानकारी दी. उन्होंने
Maharashtra has reported the highest daily COVID-19 new cases at 63,729. It is followed by Uttar Pradesh with 27,360, and Delhi with 19,486 fresh cases New Delhi: Ten states and union territories, including Maharashtra, Uttar Pradesh and Delhi, account for 79.32 per cent of the new coronavirus cases in the country, the Union health ministry said on Saturday. It said Maharashtra has reported the highest daily new cases at 63,729. It is followed by Uttar Pradesh with 27,360, and Delhi with 19,486 fresh cases.
Delhi Weekend Curfew: All You Need To Know On What Is Allowed What Is Not & How To Apply For E-Pass After Maharashtra, the Delhi government has announced a night curfew including a weekend curfew to curb the rising cases of COVID-19. The decision comes after the Delhi Disaster Management Authority (DDMA) reviewed the Covid-19 situation in the national capital. As per an official order issued on Thursday, the weekend curfew will be effective from 10 pm on April 16 (Friday) to 5 am on April 19 (Monday). But people
File | Photo: Mathrubhumi Thiruvananthapuram: The state government has decided to conduct a study to confirm whether the second wave of Covid pandemic is due to the mutant virus strains. Though crowding of people without maintaining social distance is seen as the main reason, some of the countries believe the fast spread is due to coronavirus mutations. Random samples will be collected from all districts for testing. The feasibility study on the spike protein of the virus at the Kozhikode medical college and
कोरोना वायरस की दूसरी लहर में प्रकोप महाराष्ट्र में सबसे ज्यादा देखने का मिल रहा है. इसका अंदाजा पिछले 24 घंटे के आंकड़ों को देख आसानी से लगाया जा सकता है. शुक्रवार को यहां 63,729 नए मरीज मिल हैं, जो अभी तक
NEW DELHI, Apr 16: Ten States comprising Maharashtra, Uttar Pradesh, Delhi, Chhattisgarh, Karnataka, Madhya Pradesh, Gujarat, Kerala, Tamil Nadu and West Bengal have shown a steep rise in daily new COVID-19 cases accounting for 79.10 per cent of the new infections, the Union Health Ministry said today. India’s daily new cases continue to climb as a record 2,17,353 new infections have been registered in a span of 24 hours. Maharashtra has reported the highest daily new cases at 61,695. It is followed by
COVID-19 surge: Maharashtra reports single-day spike of 63,729 infections; active cases rise to 6.38 lakh
The Mumbai division, including Mumbai city, recorded 17,635 cases and 73 deaths on Friday, taking the count of cases to 11,68,411 and the casualties to 21,489 Representational image. AP Mumbai: Maharashtra on Friday reported 63,729 fresh coronavirus cases, the highest single-day count so far, taking the tally past the 37-lakh mark, while 398 more patients succumbed to the infection, said a health department official. With 63,729 COVID new cases, the tally increased to 37,03,584, while 398 fatalities pushed