Grooming salons in India's financial capital reopened after a gap of around three months. Mumbai has been the hardest-hit by Covid among all Indian cities. Mumbai's Covid tally has crossed 75,500 with the death toll past 4,300-mark. Maharashtra is also India's worst-hit state with over 1.59 lakh...
On July 05, India reported the highest single-day spike of 24,850 new COVID-19 cases and 613 deaths in the last 24 hours. As of now, positive cases stand at 6,73,165 including 2,44,814 active cases, 4,09,083 cured/discharged/migrated and 19,268 deaths. Maharashtra being the worst affected state recorded over 2 lakh confirmed cases. According to Ministry of Health, total confirmed cases in Maharashtra is 2,00,064. According to Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), the total number of samples tested up to July 4 is 97,89,066 of which 2,48,934 samples were tested on July 04.
Maharashtra Police on May 19 had a brief law and order situation when a huge crowd of migrant workers had gathered outside the Bandra railway station to board a special shramik train. However, the crowd was later dispersed and people who had registered themselves were allowed to board the train. Several incidents of migrant workers thronging railway stations in parts of country have been reported where these labourers flocked the stations in anticipation of going homes via trains.
The Maharashtra gave guard of honour to police personnel who lost their lives in an encounter with naxals. Two policemen died in Naxalites ambush. The encounter took place with maoists in Gadchiroli district on Sunday.
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