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Mumbai: Latest updates on June 19

03:11 PM Jun 19, 2021 | FPJ Web Desk

Mumbai records 762 COVID-19 cases, 19 deaths; positivity rate dips

The COVID-19 infection tally in Mumbai on Friday increased by 762 and the death toll went up by 19. The caseload in the city thus rose to 7,19,941 and death toll to 15,266, said the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC).

The improved situation in terms of positivity rate and oxygen bed occupancy should qualify the city for `level 1' in the Maharashtra government's five-level categorization, but the BMC indicated that existing restrictions of level 3 category would not be eased immediately.

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(With inputs from agencies)

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Maha govt to launch vaccination drive for 30-44 age group from today

The Maharashtra government will be starting a special COVID-19 inoculation drive for 30-44 years age group from Saturday, an official said here.

Until now, the inoculation of 18-44 age group is taking place largely at private hospitals.

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Thane records 417 new COVID-19 cases, 13 deaths

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Complete infra projects in big cities in time, CM Thackeray tells officials

We request people not to assault doctors & other healthcare officials. If you have any complaint, raise it through the proper platform: Dr Rajesh Dhere, Dean of BKC COVID Center

COVID-19 in Pune: Weekend lockdown re-imposed; non-essential shops, dine-in at restaurants not allowed

'Marathi Mansacha Aawaj': Wishes pour in for Shiv Sena as party turns 55

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BJP leader Sunil Deshmukh, who had left Congress in 2014, rejoined INC in the presence of state unit chief Nana Patole 

Maharashtra Water Resources Minister Jayant Patil meets Karnataka CM B.S. Yediyurappa on the probable flood situation due to the discharge of water from Almatti Dam

Maharashtra, which has a real time data monitoring system, will extend the same further till Narayanpur Dam. If Maharashtra & Karnataka can dynamically manage the flow of water in Almatti Dam, both can overcome the flood situations effectively says.

Maharashtra: Family in Washim claims to have dug a well in 22 days

Karnataka, Maharashtra agree to resolve water sharing and flood issues

Federation of Retail Traders welfare associatio appeals Maharashtra Government to intervene for the complete revival of business as per level 1 guidelines in Mumbai 

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