For the last ten days, the daily count of coronavirus cases in Maharashtra has been hovering around 60,000. It is the longest period of stability in the state since the start of the second wave, and could be the first indication that Maharashtra has finally reached its peak. On Thursday, the state reported 61,695 new infections. The current peak of 63,294 cases that was achieved on Sunday has now stood for five days, the longest that any peak has survived in Maharashtra since the start of March. For most of the second wave, Pune has been the biggest contributor of new cases for any city in the country. On Sunday, it had reported 12,590 infections, the highest so far. For the last few days, however, Delhi has been reporting far greater numbers.
Among the hundreds of messages on social media by people who require help for those who have tested positive for Covid, a large chunk comprises requests for eligible donors.
Nandakumar Pawar from NGO Shri Ekvira Aai Pratishtan has been raising complaints against the frequent blocking of the water inlets to Panje, rendering the area dry and making it inhabitable for thousands of migratory birds.
The state government has now made it mandatory for passengers flying in from Maharashtra, Karnataka, Kerala and Telangana to carry a negative RT-PCR report, not more than 72 hours old.
PCMC health chief Dr Anil Roy said though beds in intensive care units (ICUs) without ventilators are available, not a single bed with ventilator is available in over 100 private hospitals and five PCMC hospitals.
One of the counsel for Gurdeep Singh who attended the hearing on Friday, Advocate Karambir Singh Nalwa said that the the bench observed, “Petition allowed. Detailed judgment to follow."
In view of the growing number of hospitalisations in the city, the VMC further reduced the existing rates for Covid19 hospitalisation in private hospitals in both segments of hospitals -- one with ICU facilities and another without ICU facilities.
According to a statement released by the state government, additional beds should be provided in these hospitals in the next two days.
Tamil Nadu reported its highest single-day spike of 7,987 cases on Thursday, taking the cumulative count beyond 9.62 lakh.
Polls will be held between 7 am and 5 pm on April 30 and results will be announced after counting of votes on May 3.
Karnataka Bengaluru Coronavirus (Covid-19) Latest News Live Updates: As of April 15 evening, cumulatively 11,09,650 COVID-19 positive cases have been confirmed in the state, which includes 13,112 deaths and 9,99,958 discharges, the Health department said in its bulletin.
The Samsung Galaxy M42 5G will launch on April 28 with a Snapdragon 750G chipset. The same chipset is currently powering Xiaomi's Mi 10i smartphone, which is available in India with a starting price of Rs 20,999.
Chris Morris' breathtaking 36* off 18 balls took the Rajasthan Royals home. Thanks to his match-winning knock with 4 spectacular sixes, they win by 3 wickets and with 2 balls to spare.
The announcement by the two neighbouring states came a day after the Union government cancelled Class 10 exams conducted by the Central Board of Secondary Education and postponed Class 12 exams.
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