Mumbai: Latest updates - Public health dept not in favour of allowing fully vaccinated people to commute in Mumbai local trains

03:04 PM Jul 29, 2021 | FPJ Web Desk

Maharashtra to take call on allowing local train travel for fully vaccinated citizens soon

Maharashtra Cabinet Minister Aslam Shaikh on Wednesday hinted that fully vaccinated passengers could be permitted to travel unrestricted in suburban train services within two to three days.

Speaking to the media, Shaikh said in the state cabinet meeting, a detailed discussion took place over the opening of Mumbai local train and Brihanmumbai Electric Supply and Transport (BEST) buses for fully vaccinated individuals.


(With inputs from agencies)


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A constable posted in Aurangabad district of Maharashtra was found dead on a footpath in Thane city, police said on Wednesday.

The body of the deceased, identified as Baliram More (around 40 years), was recovered from the footpath located in the main market area on Tuesday night, they said.

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The state witnessed a rise in new COVID-19 cases and fatalities as compared to Tuesday, when it had reported 6,258 infections and 254 deaths.

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Moderate rain in city and suburbs with occassional intense spells. Posibility of occassional gusty winds reaching 40-50 kmph gusting to 60 kmph in some areas.

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Maharashtra celebrates as eminent author Babasaheb Purandare turns 100

Celebrated author and theatre personality Balwant Moreshwar alias Babasaheb Purandare -- who is renowned for his scholarly works on Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj -- completed 99 years, here on Thursday.

A host of leaders starting from Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari, Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray, Maharashtra Navnirman Sena President Raj Thackeray, Union Minister Nitin Gadkari, state Bharatiya Janata Party President Chandrakant Patil, Leader of Opposition Devendra Fadnavis, and top leaders of various political parties, litterateurs and others warmly greeted Purandare.

Public Health Dept is not in favour of allowing people with two Covid-19 doses to commute in Mumbai local trains amid the threat of spread in infection due to Delta Plus Variant. Task Force discussed the issue but no decision yet.

Maharashtra Government to soon issue notification extending the Covid-19 management norms up to August 31 on the lines of the Centre. Notification will be effective from August 1. It was discussed at Task Force meeting today

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