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Mumbai: Latest updates on May 4

03:19 PM May 04, 2021 | FPJ Web Desk

Maharashtra, Mumbai see slight drop in fresh Covid cases

Maharashtra has witnessed a slight drop in the number of daily Covid cases on Monday, with the state reporting 48,621 new infections and 567 Covid-19 fatalities in the last 24 hours, pushing its tally to 47,71,022, with 70, 851 deaths so far. Meanwhile, 59,500 Covid patients have recovered on Monday across the state, increasing the total count to 40,41,158 till now, with a recovery rate of 84 per cent.

Mumbai reported less than 3,000 cases on Monday, with 2,662 new infections and 78 Covid deaths, increasing the total count to 6,58,866, with 13,408 fatalities so far. Moreover, the doubling rate of the city has increased to 111 days, while the weekly growth rate has dropped to 0.69 per cent.

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Beneficiaries will have to keep a tab on their second vaccination dose, says BMC

Beneficiaries who have taken the first dose of the COVID vaccine will have to keep a tab on their second dose, as per the civic health department. This became necessary after the Centre on Monday announced that the Co-Win portal will not automatically schedule appointments for the 2nd dose. The beneficiary, however, will have to be informed of the window available to him between the two doses, so that he can make the 2nd visit within the stipulated time frame.

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Anil Deshmukh moves Bombay HC seeking quashing of FIR by CBI

Former Maharashtra Home Minister Anil Deshmukh on Monday moved the Bombay High Court seeking the quashing of an FIR registered against him by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) over corruption allegations.

Deshmukh also pleaded for interim protection from any coercive action by the agency.

Give priority to Maha in vaccine allocation: Rajesh Tope to Serum CEO

Maharashtra MoS (designated) Raghunath Kuchik writes a letter to Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan over differential pricing of vaccines.

3 doctors arrested for taking Rs 1 lakh from the family of a patient for a ventilator bed at a hospital in Pune’s Pimpri Chinchwad area, says Police

List of COVID-19 vaccination centres where you can walk-in on May 4 for second dose in Mumbai

Maha: 2,193 new COVID-19 cases in Thane, 43 more deaths

Thane has recorded 2,193 new COVID-19 cases, raising the infection count in the Maharashtra district to 4,74,987, an official said on Tuesday.

Besides these new cases reported on Monday, the virus also claimed the lives of 43 more people, pushing the death toll in the district to 7,728, he said.

The COVID-19 mortality rate in Thane stood at 1.62 per cent, he added.

Details of recovered and under-treatment patients were not provided by the district administration.

In neighbouring Palghar district, the COVID-19 case count has gone up to 89,781, while the death toll is 1,603, another official said.

Maharashtra: Cumulative COVID-19 vaccination as on 7 am on May 4 1,64,22,152

COVID-19 vaccination on May 3 in Maharashtra

79,491 people were given jabs.

Mumbai: Drive in facility for vaccination of 45 specially-abled

For the third wave, it's essential to vaccinate more & more people. I thank PM for opening vaccination for people b/w 18-44 years of age. People above 45 years being vaccinated too. Many yet to get their 2nd dose. They are being given priority at our 59 centres: Mumbai Mayor (ANI)

Vaccine stock over at following centres in Mumbai

BKC

VN Desai

Shatabdi (Govandi)

ESIS Mulund

BARC

Kurla Bhabha

Only Mumbaikars who have got tokens already, may wait at the centre.

PIL filed in Bombay High Court seeking direction to Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) to cancel or postpone IPL 2021 owing to COVID19 situation The petitioner says the resources deployed for IPL players can be used for COVID19 patients

YRF requests Maharashtra CM to help production house vaccinate 30,000 cine staff

Mahindra Logistics launches Oxygen on Wheels; connects producers with hospitals

Ten states including Maharashtra account for over 71 per cent of new COVID-19 cases

Bombay High Court to hear on Thursday the PIL seeking direction to Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) to cancel or postpone IPL 2021 due to current COVID19 situation

BJP's 'arrogance' among reasons for its defeat in WB polls: Sena

MP Arvind Sawant has written to CM that hermits who don't have a house, don't have Aadhaar card. Workers who come from outside don't have a house. Maharashtra govt and BMC are working to see how their data can be collected & they can be vaccinated: Mumbai Mayor Kishori Pednekar (ANI)

Lockdown in Sangli amidst rising COVID-19 cases

Maha govt deploys 50 Trax ambulances in Nanded

27-year-old Ayushi Majethiya found dead in Vasai; family learns a month later, blame police apathy

Father Stan Swamy's medical bail plea adjourned to March 17

Dilip Chhabria’s granted bail in Rs 22 Cr cheating case

Drive-in vaccination centre started in Mumbai

Complete lockdown for 10 days announced in Kolhapur district from 11 am on May 5 amid rising COVID-19 cases

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