As many as 5,004 patients were discharged from hospitals during the day, taking the count of recoveries to 2,43,603, leaving the region with 66,208 active cases, he said.
Thackeray appealed to the industrial sector to plan a COVID-appropriate work-style to ensure that the economy is not impacted in case of a "third wave of coronavirus".
An umbrella body of taxi owners and drivers said tourist and religious places in the state have been shut in the wake of the pandemic and this has adversely affected their earnings.
The patient's details are bifurcated based on their oxygen level and age. Accordingly, a priority is set for the allotment of beds.
Maharashtra reported 51,751 new COVID-19 infections and 258 related deaths on Monday.
Advocate S P Bhandarkar, appointed by the court for assistance, raised the issue of shortage of oxygen cylinders which was refuted by the Nagpur unit of the state's Food and Drugs Administration.
Annually, several lakh people from across the country assemble on April 14 to celebrate Ambedkar Jayanti.
Speaking to reporters, Raut said Maharashtra had followed every instruction issued by the Centre, and the latter must act sensitively and cautiously and stop blaming states.
The bench was hearing a petition taken up suo motu (on its own) last year on the issue of the COVID-19 pandemic and the condition of hospitals.
India's daily cases continue to rise and 1,68,912 fresh coronavirus infections were registered in a span of 24 hours, the highest single-day rise since the outbreak of the pandemic.
Coronavirus cases this month in Maharashtra have almost doubled than the previous year’s peak in September, and the experts say the worst is yet to come.
While the Centre charged the MVA government of 'vaccine mismanagement', the state ministers countered the criticism by 'exposing' the Centre’s claims.
Maharashtra CM urges PM Modi to approve vaccination for all barring age, demands additional 1.5 crore doses
In a video conference, the Prime Minister agreed to the demand of Thackeray to vaccinate everyone below the age of 45 years.
BMC commissioner Iqbal Singh Chahal informed that the number of beds available for allotment has gone up from 12906 to 15971.
Devendra Fadnavis urged the government to provide financial aid to the poor and the middle-class people following the restrictions.