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Mumbai civic body mandates 7-day home quarantine of returnees from high-risk countries
The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has mandated seven-day home quarantine of the passengers arriving in the city from high-risk countries amid global concerns over the Omicron variant of coronavirus.
In an order issued on Friday, the civic body has said that during the home quarantine period, the staff from its ward-level COVID-19 war rooms would call these foreign returnees five times a day to ensure that they are following the protocols.
Extortion case: Mumbai Police file charge-sheet against Param Bir, others
The Mumbai Police on Saturday filed a voluminous charge-sheet against suspended DGP Param Bir Singh and three others in an extortion case lodged by a businessman before the Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate'S Court, officials said here.
This is the first charge-sheet filed against Singh -- a former Mumbai Police Commissioner, who was suspended on December 2 -- in the five FIRs lodged against him in Mumbai and Thane.
Three persons who arrived in Mumbai from abroad test positive for COVID-19, total rises to 13
Three more passengers who arrived at the Mumbai airport from abroad in the recent days tested positive for COVID-19 on Saturday, a civic official said.
The total of such travelers found with COVID-19 infection since the government made RT-PCR test mandatory for those returning from high risk countries -- over concerns about the Omicron variant -- rose to 13.
The state on Saturday also recorded its first Omicron infection case.