Covid-19: Curve begins to dip; Mumbai sees 643 cases, four fatalities, 1,402 recoveries

Only 1,558 of the 37,192 beds earmarked for COVID-19 treatment are currently occupied in Mumbai, the civic official added. Mumbai on Saturday reported 643 fresh COVID-19 cases, taking the tally in the metropolis to 10,50,837, while four deaths increased the toll to 16,658, a civic official said. It is the third consecutive day when new … Read more

Covid-19: Maharashtra cases sharply drop to 28,286; 36 more die

Witj this, the overall tally of COVID-19 cases surged to 75,35,511 and the death toll jumped to 1,42,151, a department bulletin said. Maharashtra on Monday recorded 28,286 coronavirus cases, 12,519 less than the previous day, and 36 fresh deaths, including 17 in the Mumbai region, linked to the infection, the state health department said. On … Read more

Covid-19: Maharashtra sees sharp fall in cases at 31,111; 24 die, 122 new Omicron patients detected

With these additions, the state’s overall tally of COVID-19 cases rose to 72,42,921, while the death toll jumped to 1,41,832, it said. Maharashtra on Monday recorded 31,111 fresh coronavirus positive cases, 10,216 less than the day before, and 24 new deaths linked to the infection, the state health department said. With these additions, the state’s … Read more

Covid-19: Don’t panic, strictly follow norms, says Mumbai civic chief as city logs 8,063 fresh cases

He also appealed to all the home quarantined patients to strictly abide by guidelines to contain the spread of the coronavirus in Mumbai at the earliest. On a day Mumbai reported 8,063 fresh coronavirus positive cases, civic chief Iqbal Singh Chahal on Sunday sought to allay apprehensions of citizens, saying that 89 per cent of … Read more

Covid-19: Mumbai upsurge pushes Maharashtra tally; State logs 11,877 new cases, 50 Omicron infections

Maharashtra on Sunday reported 11,877 fresh COVID-19 cases, 2,707 more than the day before, and 50 Omicron infections, the state health department said in a bulletin. The state reported nine fatalities, which increased the overall COVID-19 toll to 1,41,542. Maharashtra is now left with 42,024 active cases, the bulletin said. Of the new 11,877 cases, … Read more

Covid-19: Civic body says 141 Mumbai residents without travel history tested positive for Omicron

The tally of Omicron-infected Mumbai residents without history of overseas travel rose to 160. The total of Omicron cases in the city rose to 290. As many as 141 Mumbai residents who had not traveled abroad  recently tested positive for the Omicron variant of coronavirus on Thursday, the civic body said. Out of 153 persons … Read more

Covid-19: Mumbai makes RT-PCR tests at airport mandatory for UAE returnees

The decision was taken after BMC Commissioner IS Chahal chaired a virtual meeting with civic officials, deans and medical superintendents of hospitals. Passengers arriving in Mumbai from the United Arab Emirates will have to undergo an RT-PCR test, depending on which a decision would be taken for 7-day home quarantine, the metropolis’ civic body said … Read more

Covid-19: Maharashtra reports 85 new Omicron cases, tally reaches 252

The 38 Omicron cases reported by IISER are from community surveillance and as per preliminary information, they do not have history of any international travel, it said. Maharashtra on Wednesday reported 85 fresh cases of the Omicron variant of coronavirus, the highest single-day tally recorded so far by any state in the country, taking the … Read more

Covid-19: Maharashtra’s daily caseload crosses 2,000 mark, 22 more die

The bulletin said 1,098 patients were discharged in the last 24 hours, taking the tally of those recovered so far to 65,04,831. Maharashtra on Tuesday reported 2,172 fresh coronavirus cases, up by 50 per cent from 1,426 infections recorded a day before, and 22 new deaths, the health department said. With these additions, the state’s … Read more

Maharashtra COVID-19 task force member short-term curbs if Omicron threat persists

On Monday, Maharashtra recorded 26 new cases of Omicron — 11 of them in Mumbai — taking the overall tally of the variant to 167. A member of the Maharashtra government’s COVID-19 task force on Monday said curbs for a short duration of time would have to be considered if cases of the new coronavirus … Read more