Despite fall in positivity rate, bed occupancy, level-3 curbs to continue in Mumbai
(With inputs from agencies)
Maha: 2,213 deaths added to tally after revision; 11,766 new COVID-19 cases reported
The Maharashtra government on Friday added 2,213 deaths to overall COVID-19 death toll in the state, taking it to 1,06,367, after a "scrutiny of laboratory reports for COVID-19 determination" and resultant updating of figures.
During the day, the state reported 406 new deaths and 11,766 infections.
Compared to Thursday, the death count thus went up by 2,619.
The state's caseload rose to 58,87,853, the health department said.
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Heavy rains lash Mumbai; authorities gear up in view of IMD's alert
Heavy rains lashed Mumbai in 24 hours till Saturday morning, although no major water logging was reported and local trains as well as city buses largely ran as per their normal schedule, officials said.
Mumbai had got some respite from rains on Friday morning after a downpour on two previous days brought the city to a halt. However, after a brief break, the city continued to get heavy rains throughout the day.
Trains are running normally on WR Mumbai Suburban network without any disruption.
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Wider alliance of anti-BJP parties necessary: NCP leader after Pawar-Kishor meet
A day after election strategist Prashant Kishor met NCP chief Sharad Pawar, a spokesperson of the party on Saturday said there is a need to have a "wider alliance" of political parties against the ruling BJP ahead of the 2024 Lok Sbha polls.
Kishor met Pawar at the latter's residence in Mumbai on Friday. The meeting, which lasted around three hours, sparked speculation in political circles. However, what transpired during the meeting could not be known.