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For first time in country, ‘Smart Helmets’ deployed for mass screening of suspect Covid-19 cases in Mumbai, Pune

Mumbai: For the first time in the country, ‘Smart Helmets have been deployed for mass screening of suspect Covid-19 cases in Mumbai and Pune, the country’s two worst-hit metro regions, officials said here on Friday. The deployment in Mumbai’s northern suburbs is part of the recent public-private-partnership initiative of BrihanMumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) after the […]

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For 3rd day, Maharashtra corona cases cross 5K, Pune division deaths over 1,000

Mumbai: For the third consecutive day, Maharashtras Covid-19 cases jumped sharply from Saturday’s highest of 5,318 to 5,493 on Sunday while deaths in Pune Division crossed 1,000, health officials said. The state’s fatalities again shot up from the June-lowest of 62 to 156 Sunday, down from the previous one-day highest deaths figure of 248 notched […]