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Rajesh Tope


Serum unable to supply Covishield doses to Maharashtra till May 26: Rajesh Tope

May 08, 2021 6:21 am

Health Minister Rajesh Tope also flagged the need for an urgent supply of doses of Covaxin for beneficiaries waiting for their second jabs.

35-45 yrs may get priority in next vaccination phase: Rajesh Tope

April 30, 2021 1:41 am

35-45 yrs may get priority over lower age groups in next phase of vaccination

Mumbai: Tope says Virar fire incident ‘not national news’, later clarifies

April 23, 2021 11:33 pm

Fadnavis said that every time an incident of this nature takes place, the state government promises to streamline the lapses, “but within few days, it is forgotten”.

Five more states announce free vaccine, Gehlot asks Centre to make it free

April 22, 2021 6:54 am

Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan told the media, “I have already stated in the past that vaccination would be free in the state. There is no habit (in LDF) of changing opinions occasionally.”

Maharashtra Govt looking at options to buy vaccines, says Tope

April 22, 2021 1:08 am

While he said that the government is planning to purchase Covishield doses for people in the age group of 18 to 45 years, he did not clarify whether they would have to pay to get their jabs at government hospitals.

Covid-19 second wave presented many challenges: Maharashtra health minister Rajesh Tope

April 20, 2021 2:46 pm

The state government has been finding out ways to tackle the challenges with solutions, Tope said, speaking at a healthcare event organized by IMC.

Maharashtra residents should mentally prepare for lockdown: Rajesh Tope

April 13, 2021 7:24 am

He did not elaborate on when the lockdown would be implemented, stating that was a decision that would be announced by the Chief Minister.

Decision on lockdown likely after cabinet meet on April 14: Rajesh Tope

April 12, 2021 8:04 am

Tope was speaking after a two-hour meeting that Thackeray had with the State Covid Task Force comprising senior doctors, in which various modalities of ramping up the state’s healthcare system to cater to the rising Covid-19 cases were discussed.

Mumbai: Chief Minister urges private hospitals to adopt jumbo Covid centres

April 10, 2021 1:15 am

“During this difficult time, private hospitals should increase their facilities to provide relief to patients. The government has set up jumbo centres and private hospitals should adopt some of them,” Thackeray said in a meeting with directors and doctors of private hospitals in the state.

Maharashtra receives 4.59 lakh doses, will last till weekend

April 09, 2021 10:21 pm

Private centres in Mumbai to be shut for 3 days.