With 898 deaths, Maharashtra’s COVID-19 toll nudges 75,000

State reports 54,022 new infections, taking active case tally to 6,54,788; 37,386 more patients discharged Maharashtra’s high fatality spike continued with the State recording 898 deaths on Friday — 385 of which occurred in the last 48 hours — to take the death toll to 74,413. The ‘reconciled’ figures, as per the State Health Department, … Read more With 898 deaths, Maharashtra’s COVID-19 toll nudges 75,000

Centre slow in clearing essential items imported by Maharashtra, claims Tope

Health Minister raises issues of vaccine shortage, halt in oxygen supplies from Karnataka Maharashtra Health Minister Rajesh Tope on Thursday claimed that the Centre’s Department of Pharmaceuticals was slow in granting clearance to essential items imported by the State government. Complaining again about the lack of COVID-19 vaccine supplies from the Centre, Mr. Tope said … Read more Centre slow in clearing essential items imported by Maharashtra, claims Tope

853 deaths push Maharashtra’s COVID-19 toll to 73,515

Maharashtra’s recoveries marginally outpaced its cases on Thursday, with 63,842 patients being discharged against 62,194 new COVID-19 cases reported as the State’s active case tally dipped to 6,39,075. The State again recorded a very high number of fatalities, with 853 deaths pushing the death toll to 73,515. Of these, 331 deaths occurred in the last … Read more 853 deaths push Maharashtra’s COVID-19 toll to 73,515

Maharashtra’s COVID-19 case positivity rate down, says Tope

Talks on with Sputnik V manufacturer for purchase price; State expecting 3.5 lakh vials of Remdesivir: Health Minister Stating that there had been a decline in COVID-19 cases in Maharashtra, Health Minister Rajesh Tope on Tuesday said that the State’s case positivity had come down from 27% to 22% without any change in the high … Read more Maharashtra’s COVID-19 case positivity rate down, says Tope

Data | Assembly election 2021: The Left returns in Kerala

The LDF also managed to win more seats compared to 2016 and significantly improve upon its poor performance in the 2019 Lok Sabha election By winning 99 of the 140 seats in Kerala, the Left Democratic Front not only managed a strong victory, it also did so after completing a five-year term. The return to … Read more Data | Assembly election 2021: The Left returns in Kerala

Maharashtra adds 56,647 new COVID-19 cases; active tally goes up again

669 fatalities take the toll to 70,284; Mumbai reports 3,629 cases, its lowest in days Maharashtra reported 56,647 new COVID-19 cases against 51,356 recoveries on Sunday as the State’s active case tally rose to 6,68,353. A high fatality spike of 669 deaths pushed the death toll to 70,284. Of these, 350 deaths occurred in the … Read more Maharashtra adds 56,647 new COVID-19 cases; active tally goes up again

Despite shortage, CM keen to start vaccination for 18-44 age group today

Despite an acute paucity of vaccines, Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray was eager to start the third phase of the vaccination drive for citizens in the 18-44 age group on the occasion of Maharashtra Day on May 1, Health Minister Rajesh Tope said on Friday. Stating that Maharashtra had the capacity to conduct eight lakh vaccinations … Read more Despite shortage, CM keen to start vaccination for 18-44 age group today

Recoveries again surpass cases, but Maharashtra records 828 fatalities

In heartening signs of a trend reversal, Maharashtra’s recoveries exceeded its case surge for the second consecutive day, with the State reporting 62,919 new COVID-19 cases on Friday as opposed to 69,710 patients discharged. With this, the State’s active case tally dipped further to 6,62,640. The mortality rate, however, continued to remain alarmingly high with … Read more Recoveries again surpass cases, but Maharashtra records 828 fatalities

Maharashtra sees record spike of 985 fatalities

63,309 new COVID-19 cases push active tally to 6,73,481; 61,181 patients discharged Maharashtra reported an all-time high fatality spike of 985 deaths on Wednesday, pushing its total death toll to 67,214. Of these, 392 deaths occurred in the last 48 hours and 251 in the last week. A further 342 were from the period before … Read more Maharashtra sees record spike of 985 fatalities