COVID-19 surge: Mumbai registers 9,857 fresh infections day after highest single-day spike of 11,000 cases
The BMC conducted 36,878 COVID-19 tests on Monday, down from Sunday's 51,319. The number of total samples examined so far are 43,06,053, according to official figures
It was also decided to increase the daily COVID-19 vaccination target in the metropolis to one lakh after the number of inoculation centres in the private sector had been increased from 59 to 80
The city's COVID-19 case doubling time dropped from 417 days on 18 February to 225 days as of now, according to BMC
The total number of recoveries surged to 3,05,639 with 903 new discharges on Tuesday. The recovery rate of the Mumbai district is 93 percent
BMC shelves plan to reopen Mumbai schools from Monday amid second COVID-19 wave; classes may start after 31 Dec
The schools were earlier scheduled to reopen on 23 November.
Mumbai eateries see low footfall post-lockdown; staff, infrastructure constraints make road to recovery tougher
Due to an acute crunch in staff, several restaurant owners have asked their employees to return to Mumbai to ensure resumption of operation at the earliest
Mumbai's COVID-19 crisis mirrors India's deep pandemic turmoil; September spike complicates situation in financial capital
Mumbai's case fatality rate across age-groups has seen a drop of less than 5 percent in September, which was 7 percent initially.
Maharashtra reports 90,787 cases after 2,259 test positive in past 24 hrs, 3,289 deaths; COVID-19 recovery rate at 47%
The COVID-19 toll in Maharashtra reached 3,289 with 120 deaths being reported during the day, the health official said.
Coronavirus Outbreak Updates: Gujarat reports 326 new COVID-19 cases as number of confirmed infections rises to 4,721; toll at 236
Coronavirus Outbreak LIVE Updates: The MCGM said that 751 new COVID-19 cases were reported in Mumbai on Friday, taking the total number of cases to 7,625.
Maharashtra records highest single-day spike in COVID-19 cases; 1,008 new patients test positive as confirmed infections reach 11,506
Maharashtra on Friday saw a big jump in the number of coronavirus cases with 1,008 persons testing positive, the highest in one day so far, taking the tally of cases to 11,506
Coronavirus Outbreak: Onus now on states to bring migrant workers, students home as Centre agrees to demand for special trains
Several states, in the meantime, announced steps they were taking for facilitating the movement of migrant workers and students, stranded in various cities due to the lockdown
Coronavirus Outbreak: Indian firms under scanner for selling fake COVID-19 medicines to European countries
Fraudulent documents and certificates are used to traffic counterfeit products related to coronavirus outbreak.
International Worker’s Day 2020: Migrant workers of rural Uttar Pradesh fight for right to work to ensure dignified living
Expunged from the cities they helped to build, Bundelkhand’s migrant labourers are ready to make the journey back again in the hope of regaining livelihood.
Unregulated use of plasma therapy for COVID-19 can be harmful, writes expert; can expose patients to serious transfusion-related risks
It is a promising solution at the present gloomy situation, but till we have reliable evidence on utility unregulated use is to be avoided
Coronavirus Outbreak Updates: 414 new COVID-19 cases, 20 deaths reported in Mumbai today, total number of cases crosses 7,000
Coronavirus Outbreak LIVE Updates: The Maharashtra health department on Thursday said that 27 new coronavirus deaths and 583 new cases were reported in the state, taking the total number of cases 10,498.
Phase 3 results on Gilead coronavirus drug encouraging; a look at other potential COVID-19 treatments under trial
California-based biotech company Gilead Sciences and the US government reported that in a major study, remdesivir shortened the time it takes for COVID-19 patients to recover by four days on average
Coronavirus Outbreak Updates: No new COVID-19 case reported in Himachal Pradesh for last 7 days, says state govt; one death so far
Coronavirus Outbreak LIVE Updates: The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) on Wednesday said that the new guidelines issued to fight COVID-19 will come into effect from 4 May, 'which shall give considerable relaxations to many districts. Details regarding this shall be communicated in the days to come."
MHA allows migrant workers, stranded students to return home by bus; new social distancing, sanitation guidelines to be followed
In an order, Union Home Secretary Ajay Bhalla said buses shall be used for transport of such groups of stranded migrants.
At Hyderabad COVID-19 hospital, off-roll cleaners, security guards work without protective equipment as admin shifts blame to contractors
At a state government-run hospital in Hyderabad, many non-clinical hospital staffers say they are woefully unprotected.
Coronavirus Outbreak: Differences emerge between Karnataka MPs, MLA over fixing accountability after pharma employee in Nanjangud infects 73 others
Nanjangud's BJP MLA B Harshavardhan, who is the son-in-law of party MP V Srinivasa Prasad representing Chamarajanagar Lok Sabha constituency is angry with the state government over the handling of the issue.