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03:05 PM Aug 02, 2021 | FPJ Web Desk

Maharashtra reports first Zika virus case in Pune, mixed with Chikungunya

Maharashtra has reported its first Zika virus infection at a village in Pune, said Dr Pradip Awate, Maharashtra's Surveillance Officer.

However, the infection in the patient is mild, he told ANI.

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"First case of Zika virus has been reported from Belsar village in Pune. The infection in the patient is mild and no other member of his family has developed any symptom of the infection. This infection does not need specific treatment," Dr Awate said in an interview with ANI.

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He further informed that the infected lady had a mixed infection as she tested positive for Chickungunya also.

(With inputs from agencies)

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Maharashtra sees 6,479 new COVID-19 cases, 157 deaths, 4,110 recoveries

Maharashtra on Sunday reported 6,479 fresh COVID-19 cases and 157 fatalities, taking the tally of infections to 63,10,194 and the toll to 1,32,948 while 4,110 patients recovered, the state health department said.

With the new additions, the tally of recoveries in Maharashtra now stands at 60,94,896, leaving the state with 78,962 active cases with a recovery rate of 96.59 per cent. The case fatality rate is 2.1 per cent, it said.

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Mumbai and MMR cases 

Mumbai reported 328 new cases and 10 deaths, which raised the overall case-load to 7,35,107 and the count of fatalities to 15,899, the department said in a statement.

Mumbai division reported 998 cases during the day and 17 deaths, taking the tally to 16,41,493 and the toll to 34,365.

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We're now used to hear criticism but we're not scared of criticism anymore...We've started responding well and strongly to those criticisms, we have started slapping back. We'll give such tight slaps, that the other person will never get up: Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray

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Mumbai weather update 

Light to moderate rain in city and suburbs with possibility of occassional intense spell. Occassional gusty winds with speed reaching to 40-50 kmph gusting to 60 kmph in some area .

Heavily delayed & even worse, completely stalled housing projects (launched in 2014 or before) continue to plague the Indian residential sector

MMR has 41,730 totally stalled units (approx. value INR 42,417 Cr) or 24% of the total affected stock. The maximum stuck stock in MMR is in the luxury category (37%), followed by 22% in affordable housing, 21% in the premium segment, and 20% in the mid-segment

Pune, the other major Western market, has a 6% share of stalled units (worth approx. INR 5,854 Cr). Pune has 52% of its stalled stock share in the mid-segment, 26% in the affordable segment, 15% in the premium segment, and 7% in the luxury category

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Shilpa Shetty issues a statement in connection with the pornography case in which her husband Raj Kundra is accused, she says, "I have not commented yet and will continue to refrain from doing so on this case as it is subjudice.

Order in the hearing of anticipatory bail application of businessman and actor Shilpa Shetty's husband Raj Kundra, in Maharashtra Police Cyber Cell's case of last year, adjourned till 7th August.

Sena MPs to meet finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman 

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Maharashtra HSC result 2021: Class 12 scores will not be released today; click here to know more

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Frame comprehensive plan for train travel for all: Bombay High Court to Maha Government

Mumbai: Retired employees from Mumbai University for the last 2 to 5 years ago not yet received pension after retirement till now protesting for their demands of Gratuity & pension. former employees protesting to press their demand in front of Mumbai University campus, at Fort, in Mumbai, Monday, 02 August 2021.

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