Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray again appealed to people to remain indoors and maintain social distancing

Maha corona positive cases shoot to 302, 10 deaths

Mumbai: In the sharpest spurt since lockdown started, Maharashtra notched a staggering 302 Covid-19 positive cases with the highest number from Mumbai, officials said here on Tuesday. In the past 24 hours, the number of cases skyrocketed from 259 to 302 — an increase of 43 cases. The total positive cases stood at: 151 in […]

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15 people who attended Tablighi Jamaat meeting test positive in Telangana

Hyderabad: Fifteen people, who attended the Tablighi Jamaat meeting in Delhi, and their contacts tested positive for coronavirus in Telangana on Monday, Health Minister Etela Rajender said. With this, the number of Covid-19 positive cases in the state have gone up to 97. He said 77 people were undergoing treatment in various hospitals. The state […]

Govt relaxes rules on supply of hygiene products, newspapers

New Delhi: A fresh Home Ministry guideline on Sunday gave relaxation in interstate movement of grocery items such as hygiene products like hand washes, soaps, disinfectants and body wash shampoo; and supply of newspaper during lockdown to contain COVID-19 pandemic. Surface cleaners, detergents, tissue papers, toothpaste or oral care, sanitary pads and diapers, battery cells […]

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40-year-old woman succumbs to COVID-19 in Mumbai, positive cases rise to 193 in Maharashtra

Mumbai: A 40-year woman succumbed to COVID-19 in Mumbai even as the number of positive cases rose to 193 in Maharashtra, an official said here on Sunday. According to the official, the female patient with high blood pressure was admitted to a Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai hospital on Saturday with respiratory complaints since past […]

COVID-19: 208 in hospital isolation in Bengal

Kolkata: Two hundred eight persons including 14 confirmed COVID-19 patients – one of them a nine month old baby girl, the country’s youngest Coronavirus positive case – are admitted in the isolation wards of various hospitals in West Bengal where one person has died of the disease so far. According to the state health department, […]

Covid-19 test now available on Practo for Rs 4,500

Bengaluru: Leading digital healthcare platform Practo on Saturday said it has partnered with diagnostic lab chain Thyrocare to conduct Covid-19 detection tests authorised by the government and the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR). Starting Saturday, the test is available for Mumbai residents for Rs 4,500, and will soon be expanded to the rest of […]