In 24 hrs, 1,600 fresh cases reported, while 1,083 discharged; at least 6 deaths reported in same time Fresh COVID cases surpassed recoveries in Pune district by far on Sunday, with 1,600 new patients reported in 24 hours, taking the cumulative total till date 4,08,053. With five deaths reported on the same day, the district death toll now stands at 9,240. While PMC saw four deaths, PCMC reported one. Comparatively, a smaller number of virus-infected patients — 1,083 — were discharged after successful treatment from various hospitals; this takes the total recoveries to 3,88,610 in the district. Of the total cases in the district on Sunday, Pune Municipal Corporation (PMC) reported 774 and Pimpri-Chinchwad Municipal Corporation (PCMC) reported 423; 279 came from Pune rural areas and from Civil Surgeon and Cantonment Board areas, said Pune district health officer Dr Bhagwan Pawar. Unable to get his little one to keep a mask on, a balloon vendor in the ... » Learn More about New COVID cases once more surpass recoveries in dist
Property tax dept of twin towns flouts HC orders, puts up over 200 illegal hoardings , banners all over town to warn public to pay taxes on time; citizens up in arms, say many of these placements are inviting accidents It has been many years now that the issue of city skylines being defaced by illegal hoardings has played out in the judicial, social and political arenas. In 2017, the Bombay High Court (HC) has issued an order handing over this responsibility to municipal corporations and police departments of respective cities, asking them to ensure preventive action against such defacement through illegal signages like hoardings , posters, pamphlets, flexes and banners. The HC order further instructs that these authorities will themselves be held responsible if they fail to prosecute offenders in this regard. And yet, ironically, Pimpri-Chinchwad Municipal Corporation’s ( PCMC ) property tax department has gone a step further, and done exactly what is forbidden — its ... » Learn More about PCMC gets its signs all wrong!
Video Player Close DHAKA, March 1 (Xinhua) -- Bangladesh reported 585 new COVID-19 cases and eight more deaths on Monday, making the tally at 546,801 and death toll at 8,416, the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) said. The official data showed that 13,570 samples were tested in the last 24 hours across Bangladesh. The total number of recovered patients in the country stood at 497,797 including 873 new recoveries on Monday, said the DGHS. According to the official data, the COVID-19 fatality rate in Bangladesh is 1.54 percent and the current recovery rate is 91.04 percent. Bangladesh recorded the highest daily new cases of 4,019 on July 2 and the highest number of deaths of 64 on June 30 last year. Enditem ... » Learn More about Bangladesh reports 585 new COVID-19 cases
Mumbai : After a sudden spike of cases, Mumbai witnessed a drop in cases on Monday. The city reported four deaths and 855 new COVID-19 cases today. The total number of positive cases in Mumbai now stands at 3,26,770, according to information received by Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation ( BMC ). At least 11,474 people have succumbed to the virus in Mumbai so far. Out of four deaths reported, three patients had co-morbidities. There are 9,690 active cases in the city. The total number of recoveries surged to 3,04,736 with 876 new discharges on Monday. The recovery rate of Mumbai district is 93 per cent. READ: Mumbai City LIVE Updates here The number of active containment zones (slums and chawls) remain below 15 at 10. Meanwhile, Maharashtra reported 6,397 fresh COVID-19 infections on Monday. The state's COVID-19 tally has now risen to 21,61,467. With 30 new deaths, the state's fatality count rose to 52,184. On the other hand, 5,754 patients recovered on ... » Learn More about Mumbai COVID-19 tracker: With 855 new cases, Mumbai’s total tally reaches 3,26,770