Mumbai COVID cases

COVID-19: Mumbai's R-value rose over 1 in September-end

The Reproduction number or R refers to how many people an infected person infects on an average. In other words, it tells how ''efficiently'' a virus is spreading.

published on : 10th October 2021

Mumbai's public gardens, beaches to remain open from 6 am to 10 pm as COVID curbs relaxed

The BMC on Sunday issued fresh guidelines under 'Break the Chain' programme, using powers conferred by the Maharashtra government to decide the timings.

published on : 16th August 2021

No new COVID-19 case in Mumbai's Dharavi; active infections at 11

This is the fifth day in a fortnight that the slum-dominated area has not reported any fresh cases.

published on : 14th August 2021

No vaccination at civic, govt-run centres in Mumbai on July 1 due to shortage of doses: BMC

According to the BMC, so far 54,35,731 citizens have been inoculated in the metropolis. Of these, 10,72,578 beneficiaries have received the second dose as well.

published on : 30th June 2021

Mumbai qualifies for 'level-1' of unlocking, but Covid curbs to continue

The positivity rate has come down to 3.79 per cent and the oxygen bed occupancy is 23.56 per cent, the city civic body said.

published on : 21st June 2021

Mumbai unlock: Restaurants, gyms reopen after two months

The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) appealed to citizens not to let their guard down and follow all precautions to check the spread of COVID-19.

published on : 7th June 2021

111 COVID survivors undergoing treatment for mucormycosis in Mumbai

The BMC's Central Purchase Authority is procuring antifungal drug Amphotericin B which is used to treat mucormycosis and hospitals have been authorised to purchase it locally.

published on : 12th May 2021

COVID-19: PIL in HC seeks drive-in vaccination centres in Delhi like Mumbai

The plea by Delhi-based trader Amandeep Aggarwal seeks setting up of the drive-in vaccination centres to ensure citizens do not come into contact with each other while getting their jabs.

published on : 8th May 2021

Mumbai's oxygen quota being diverted to Thane, Navi Mumbai: BMC

P Velrasu has demanded that local administration officials be deployed at the refilling facilities of two companies in Navi Mumbai to monitor and ensure smooth supply of the life-saving gas in Mumbai.

published on : 3rd May 2021

'Distance makes the heart grow fonder': Mumbai Police turns adviser to help man beat lockdown blues

One Ashwin Vinod approached the police force on Twitter to help him with his dilemma, asking them which "sticker" should he use on his car to be able to meet his girlfriend as he missed her.

published on : 22nd April 2021

Double mutant found in 50% of Covid samples tested in Maharashtra

Overall, the country is recording over 7% growth in active cases which has now crossed the 16 lakh mark and at least 12 states in India are reporting an explosive surge in daily cases.

published on : 17th April 2021

Complete lockdown needed in Mumbai, Kumbh returnees will distribute 'corona prasad': Mayor Kishori Pednekar

The Mumbai Mayor stated that 95 per cent Mumbaikars adhere to COVID-19 norms, but it is the remaining five per cent that is creating problems for others.

published on : 17th April 2021

COVID-19 vaccine stock in Mumbai about to get over: Mayor Kishori Pednekar

Speaking to reporters here, Pednekar said Mumbai had only 1.76 lakh doses of Covishield, the mainstay of the vaccination drive, till Tuesday afternoon and this figure could have gone down by now.

published on : 7th April 2021

Day after record spike, Mumbai COVID-19 tally down to 9,857

According to the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation's (BMC) updated data, 9,857 new cases took the tally of COVID-19 cases to 4,62,302, while the death toll jumped to 11,797.

published on : 5th April 2021

Malls, religious places may shut down in Mumbai amid surging COVID-19 cases

Mumbai mayor Kishori Pednekar said that series of meetings with the administration is being conducted on this front.

published on : 1st April 2021
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