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10:57 PM Apr 07, 2021 | FPJ Web Desk

Mumbai records 10,428 fresh cases on April 7, active cases cross 80,000 mark

Mumbai records 10,428 fresh cases on April 7, active cases cross 80,000 markMigrant workers flock to LTT in a bid to return home 

Fire breaks out a scrap godown in Kurla area, fire tenders present at the spot

Bombay HC says the central govt can improve the present mechanism for vaccination for senior citizens at least

Students 9th & 11th classes to be promoted without exams

Delegation of Mumbai traders led by BJP MLA Mangal Prabhat Lodha to meet Mumbai Police Commissioner today

BMC Commissioner Iqbal Chahal says he will issue orders for allowing round the clock e-commerce & home delivery of food

There is a shortage of COVID19 vaccine doses in Mumbai: Mumbai Mayor

Mumbai Police issues fresh COVID-19 lockdown guidelines

Migrant workers and their families set off for their villages as Maharashtra goes under partial lockdown amid rising COVID-19 cases

Shiv Sena MP Priyanka Chaturvedi writes to Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan, urges to make COVID-19 vaccine accessible to all above 18 years

Federation of Retail Traders welfare association president Viren shah and Dhiraj Kothari, VP of federation of Mumbai cloth dealers, met Mumbai Guardian minister Aslam Shaikh

Former police inspector and encounter specialist Pradeep Sharma being questioned by NIA in Vaze case

We do not have enough vaccine doses at various vaccination centres: Rajesh Tope

Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray to hold meeting with the business sub-committee of the Cabinet at 5 pm

Mumbai: Kandivali shopkeepers protest Maharashtra govt's Covid-19 restrictions

Mumbai Police Commissioner Hemant Nagrale submits a report to Maharashtra Home Department about the reinstatement of Sachin Vaze

Sharad Pawar receives second dose of COVID-19 vaccination

Amid rising protest, relief and rehabilitation department principal secretary Aseem Gupta issued clarification

Former Mumbai Police Commissioner Param Bir Singh arrives at the NIA office

BMC issues SOPs for societies in Mumbai amid surge in COVID-19 cases

In a wake of increasing cases of coronavirus in the state, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has issued fresh Standard operating procedures (SOPs) for housing and gated societies in Mumbai.

According to the SOPs, everyone has to wear a mask while working in the society. Everyone in society should make sure that this rule is followed.


"Everyone should use sanitisers, masks and gloves while going out. It should be maintained that children, senior citizens are not going out of the house for no reason. Two or more people communicating should be at least six feet apart." "Keep a tissue or wear gloves while using the elevator and pressing the elevator buttons in the society. Carefully dispose of such pieces of paper immediately after use.


Outsiders should not be given direct access to domestic help, milk and newspaper vendors, delivery persons and others.

CBI registers PE on orders of Bombay HC against Deshmukh

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) said on Tuesday that it has registered a preliminary enquiry (PE) on the orders of the Bombay High Court within 15 days into the allegations of corruption and misconduct levelled by former Mumbai Police Commiasioner Param Bir Singh against ex-Maharashtra Home Minister Anil Deshmukh.

55,469 new COVID-19 cases in Maharashtra, second-highest single-day surge since pandemic outbreak

With 55,469 new COVID-19 cases, Maharashtra on Tuesday (April 6) recorded its second-highest single-day spike since the pandemic outbreak last year. The state's highest single-day spike is 57,074, which was reported on Sunday (April 4).

Besides, 297 COVID-19 deaths were recorded in the day, taking the death toll to 56,330. The case fatality rate in the state is 1.81%.

34,256 patients were discharged in the day, taking the tally to 25,83,331. The recovery rate in the state stands at 82.98%.

COVID-19 in Mumbai: Day after dip in cases, city again reports over 10,000 cases

Mumbai on April 6 reported 10,030 cases after seeing a dip in cases on April 5 with 9,857 cases.

As per reports by city's civic body Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC), Mumbai reported 31 COVID-19 fatalities taking the death toll to 11,828. With the addition of today's number, the city has reported 4,72,332 COVID-19 cases.

In Mumbai, as of now, there are 77,495 active patients. On Monday, 3,357 patients recovered and were discharged taking the total number of recovered patients to 3,82,004. The city's recovery rate is now at 81%.

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