Dharavi, A Mumbai Coronavirus Cluster, Reports Just One Fresh Case

Dharavi, weeks ago, was considered the biggest threat to Mumbai’s fight against the virus (File) Mumbai: From being a coronavirus cluster to a successful containment model – Mumbai’s slum, Dharavi, has come a long way in its fight against the pandemic. The 2.5 square kilometre area that packs nearly 6.5 lakh people, on Tuesday, reported […]

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Lalbaugcha Raja Ganesh Festival, Mumbai’s Biggest, Cancelled Due To Covid

Coronavirus: The Ganesh idol at Lalbaug in Parel area of Mumbai is among the biggest crowd-pullers. Mumbai: “Lalbaugcha Raja”, the biggest draw of Mumbai’s 11-day Ganesh festival, will be missed this year. The organisers of the Lalbaug celebrations decided today to cancel the event because of the coronavirus pandemic. This is a first in Lalbaugcha […]

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Maharashtra Chief Minister Steps In After Celebrity Posts Flag Inflated Electricity Bills

Power suppliers said bills sent during the lockdown were low because their staff could not read meters. Mumbai: People across major cities in Maharashtra, including Bollywood celebrities in Mumbai, were left shocked by this month’s exorbitant electricity bill and have accused the power companies of issuing inflated invoices. The claim has been dismissed by private […]

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2 Taj Hotels In Mumbai Get Calls Threatening 26/11-Like Attack: Police Sources

Security has been heightened at the two Taj hotels, Mumbai Police sources said. Mumbai: Two Taj hotels in south Mumbai received threat calls from Pakistan last night, with the caller threatening to carry out a terror attack similar to the 26/11 attacks, Mumbai Police sources said today. Security has been heightened at both the hotels […]

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Mumbai Builder Hands Over 19-Storey Building For COVID-19 Facility

The 130 flat-building has received occupation certificate from the state government Mumbai: Even as Mumbai continues with its battle with COVID-19 cases, many Mumbaikars are stepping up to help others through this adversity. A city-based builder has handed over a 19-storey newly constructed, ready-to-move-in building to the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) to house COVID-19 patients. […]

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Coronavirus Deaths In Maharashtra Now 5,537 With Addition Of Pending Cases

Mumbai: The number of fatalities across Maharashtra and its capital Mumbai, went up sharply today as the records were updated with 1,328 pending cases. Mumbai now has 3,167 coronavirus-linked deaths, records show. The statewide total is 5,537, including 81 deaths that took place today. Of the 1,328 pending cases added — all from March and […]

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Monsoon Arrives In Most Of Maharashtra, Mumbai Receives Rainfall

Monsoon is expected to cover the rest of Maharashtra in the next 24 hours. Mumbai: The monsoon has arrived in most parts of Maharashtra with parts of the state, including Mumbai, receiving rainfall on Saturday, an IMD official said. Monsoon is expected to cover the rest of Maharashtra in the next 24 hours, the official […]

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Nearly 3,500 COVID-19 Cases In Maharashtra In 24 Hours, Mumbai Tally Crosses 56,000

Total number of cases in Mumbai now stands at 56,831. Mumbai: Maharashtra reported 3,428 fresh COVID-19 positive cases today, taking the state tally of infections to 1,04,568. The deaths’ count in the state – the worst hit in the country by the novel coronavirus – reached 3,830 with 113 fatalities in the last 24 hours, […]

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99% ICU Beds, 94% Ventilators In Use As COVID-19 Cases Spike In Mumbai

Coronavirus Cases, Mumbai: Over 55,000 COVID-19 cases reported from Mumbai so far Mumbai: Intensive Care Units (ICUs) in Mumbai, the city worst-affected by the novel coronavirus outbreak, are operating at 99 per cent capacity and 94 per cent of ventilators in the city are currently in use, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) said on Saturday. […]

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Maharashtra’s COVID Cases Cross 1 Lakh-Mark, Mumbai Has 55,451 Cases

Maharashtra has 49,616 active coronavirus cases (File) Mumbai: Maharashtra, the worst coronavirus-hit state in the country, has crossed the one lakh-mark after it reported 3,493 cases on Friday. The deaths’ count reached 3,717 with 127 new additions in the last 24 hours, government data said. The state capital, Mumbai, the biggest contributor in the country’s […]

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