Amid the ongoing Maharashtra political tussle, Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) has said that incumbent Deputy Chief Minister of Maharashtra Ajit Pawar name was not found in the nine complaints over alleged irregularities in awarding of irrigation contracts. Anti-Corruption Bureau Director General (DG)...
India's COVID-19 total case count has reached 7,42,417 on July 08.Total active cases reached 2,64,944 and death toll has gone up to 20,642 today. As per Government of India, the rate of recovery among COVID-19 patients continues to increase over the days. It has touched 61.53% today. Presently, there are 2,64,944 active cases under medical supervision. Maharashtra reported 6,603 new COVID-19 cases and 198 deaths today, taking the total number of cases to 2,23,724 including 1,23,192 recoveries and 9,448 deaths. Number of active cases stands at 91,065. Tamil Nadu reports 64 deaths and 3,756 new COVID-19 positive cases today. The total number of positive cases stands at 1,22,350 including 46,480 active cases and 1,700 deaths. 2,033 COVID-19 cases, 3,982 recovered, and 48 deaths reported in Delhi today. Total number of cases in the national capital is now at 1,04,864, including 78,199 recovered, discharged, migrated, 23,452 active cases and 3,213 deaths. 22,028 COVID-19 tests conducted in the national capital today-9,461 RTPCR tests and 12,567 Rapid antigen tests. Delhi government's new 500-bed COVID care centre at Commonwealth Games Village will serve people of East Delhi. New centre aims at providing medical care to patients mild symptoms.
While speaking to media in Mumbai on July 08, the Health Minister of Maharashtra Rajesh Tope spoke on reopening of restaurants and gymnasiums in coming days amid coronavirus outbreak in the state. He said, "Hotels have re-opened in Maharashtra, likewise, we will consider reopening of restaurants and gymnasiums in coming days." "We are positive about it. If social distancing norms are strictly followed, then there is no problem in reopening these two," Health Minister added.
Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray and Deputy CM Ajit Pawar on May 18 visited Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA)'s 1,000 bed temporary COVID-19 hospital made at Bandra Kurla Complex Ground. Nearly 650 workers worked at any given point of time and built this hospital within 15 days. BMC will start admitting the patients in next 2-3 days. There are 100 ICU beds and 900 isolation beds, along with this around 504 beds will have oxygen supply. A lab to examine the patients, X-ray and ECG facilities will also be available in the hospital.