Union health minister Harsh Vardhan is scheduled to chair a meeting of Coronavirus LIVE updates: Group of ministers (GoM) on the coronavirus situation in the country on Thursday morning.
Coronavirus Updates: WHO acknowledges 'emerging evidence' on airborne spread of COVID-19, says it isn't 'definitive'
Coronavirus Updates: The WHO has earlier said the virus that causes COVID-19 spreads primarily through small droplets expelled from the nose and mouth of an infected person that quickly sink to the ground.
The Railways filed an affidavit in response to a petition by social activist Naresh Kapoor seeking the court's direction to convert unused train coaches into quarantine facilities or ICUs considering the rise in COVID-19 cases.
Coronavirus Outbreak: 14 staffers at Aurangabad’s Harsul jail test positive; confirmed cases in city rise to 2,264
As many as 14 staff members of the Harsul jail in Maharashtra's Aurangabad district tested positive for coronavirus on Wednesday
Maharashtra CM fund receives Rs 342 cr in donations till mid-May; Rs 23 cr spent on COVID-19, Rs 55 cr on migrant fare, reveals RTI query
The Chief Minister's COVID-19 Relief Fund in Maharashtra received Rs 342 crore in donations till around mid-May, of which Rs 23.82 crore had been spent on controlling the virus's spread while Rs 55.20 crore went towards facilitating the journey of migrant workers to their home states, an RTI query has revealed
In Maharashtra's Thane, 18 test positive after attending coronavirus patient's funeral; family violated rule by removing body from bag, says civic official
At least 18 mourners, who attended the funeral of a COVID-19 patient, have tested positive for the infection in Ulhasnagar town of Maharashtra's Thane district
Railways accuses Maharashtra govt of politicising Shramik trains; claims despite trains being ready, passengers were not available
As the feud between the Maharashtra government and railways refuses to die down, the national transporter accused the state on Tuesday of politicising the migrants issue and alleged that despite trains being ready, passengers were not available.
MHT CET 2020: Entrance test for admission to B.Tech, B.Pharm courses to be held between 4 July and 5 August
Earlier this month, the CET cell extended the last date for submission of online application forms till 20 May in view of the coronavirus lockdown
Coronavirus Outbreak: Maharashtra minister Uday Samant requests UGC to promote final year UG, PG students without holding exams
Samant also informed the UGC that the state government had decided to promote students of diploma, undergraduate and postgraduate courses to next year, except candidates of final year.
Coronavirus Outbreak: Maharashtra govt asks Centre to deploy 20 CAPF companies to enable state police personnel to take rest
The Maharashtra government has requested the Centre to deploy 20 companies of CAPF in the state so that its police personnel, who are overworked during the coronavirus-enforced lockdown, can be given some rest, state Home Minister Anil Deshmukh said on Wednesday.
Bombay HC directs Maharashtra govt to monitor highways, arrange buses to ferry walking migrants to state border
The Bombay High Court has directed all district collectors, council authorities and police commissioners in Maharashtra to form special teams to monitor highways and arrange travel till the state border for migrant workers and others who are trying to walk back to their native places.
Mumbai's civic hospitals begin use of Tocilizumab in severe coronavirus cases; 30 of 40 patients show drastic improvement
Multiple hospitals which come under the BMC have started using a new drug to treat patients who have been severely affected due to COVID-19
Maharashtra Congress arranges trains to facilitate return of 27,685 migrants; 24,000 more to to be sent back home, says Balasaheb Thorat
The Maharashtra Congress has borne the travel expenses of nearly 27,865 migrant workers and sent them back to their native places, state party president Balasaheb Thorat claimed
Indian Railways to gradually restart passenger train operations from 12 May; online ticket booking will begin at 4 pm today
After the resumption of these 15 services, the Railways will start more special services on new routes, based on the available coaches after reserving 20,000 coaches for COVID-19 care centres
COVID-19 Lockdown 3.0: 572 passengers returning from London, Singapore land at Mumbai airport; another flight to reach city later tonight
An official said among the passengers who arrived on Sunday, the maximum were from Mumbai while some belonged to other Maharashtra cities like Pune, Dhule, Kolhapur, among others.
COVID-19 Lockdown 3.0: Mumbai is India's worst-affected city with 12,864 cases; West Bengal records highest mortality rate at 9.57%
India has reported 62,939 coronavirus cases as of Sunday, with Maharashtra alone reporting 20,228 of these infections. For the third consecutive day, India reported an increase in number of cases by more than 3,000 and the toll reached 2,109
Maharashtra Police has 531 personnel infected by COVID-19, 39 recovered; five have died from virus so far
As many as 531 Maharashtra police personnel, including 51 officers, have tested positive for COVID-19 so far, an official said on Thursday.
COVID-19 Outbreak: In effort to ensure enough ICU beds, Maharashtra seeks access to Army, Railway and other Central hospitals in state
Maharashtra, which is battling surge in COVID-19 cases, has requested the hospitals under the Railways, the Army and other Central undertakings to make their facilities in the state available to the government which is planning to ramp up the number of ICU beds
Delhi ramps up coronavirus screening as cases rise to 4,898, but Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh, West Bengal test fewer per million
Even as India completed 1 million coronavirus tests on 4 May and the average tests per million rose to 818, West Bengal lagged behind Uttar Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh, which conducted 429 and 642 tests per million
Maharashtra govt issues guidelines on relaxations in red, orange and green zones; Mumbai, Pune and Malegaon to have stricter curbs than rest of state
A similar decision had already been announced for the COVID-19 green and orange zones in Maharashtra, and such shops in these two zones were scheduled to open from Monday.