Rajesh Tope

Formulate COVID-19 vaccine allotment criteria: Maharashtra Health minister Rajesh Tope to Centre

He alleged that many states, which are smaller than Maharashtra in terms of population and the number of patients, have received more doses.

published on : 10th April 2021

Mumbai diary: Home minister’s tiffin box talk of the town

The newly appointed Maharashtra Home minister Dilip Walse Patil is known as a man of principles and discipline.

published on : 10th April 2021

Uddhav government contests Centre's claim over Maharashtra's vaccine wastage; inoculation drive stopped in Pune and Mumbai

State Health Minister Rajesh Tope contested the figure put out by Union Minister Prakash Javadekar on vaccine wastage, saying it was not correct.

published on : 9th April 2021

COVID-19: Many Maharashtra districts face vaccine shortage, inoculation centres being closed

Fourteen lakh doses are available now which would last three days. We need 40 lakh vaccine doses every week, said Maharashtra Health Minister Rajesh Tope.

published on : 7th April 2021

Don't fleece COVID-19 patients, Rajesh Tope warns Maharashtra private hospitals

Speaking to reporters, he said he had received complaints that some hospitals were making people deposit lump sum amounts ranging from Rs 50,000 to Rs 1 lakh before admitting COVID-19 patients.

published on : 5th April 2021

Javadekar, Tope engage in Twitter spar over Maharashtra vaccination numbers

Tope also said the state could do even better and achieve a target of covering three lakh beneficiaries per day if the Centre helped with a continuous supply of vaccine doses.

published on : 27th March 2021

COVID-19: Maharashtra govt wants to inoculate 3 lakh people per day, says Health Minister

In the last couple of days, over two lakh people were inoculated in Maharashtra on a daily basis to increase the coverage.

published on : 17th March 2021

No new case of UK variant of coronavirus in Maharashtra, says Minister

To a question on the demand for relaxing the local train timings for the general public, Tope said preventing crowds at stations is still the priority.

published on : 9th February 2021

Reviewing situation before resuming COVID-19 vaccination: Maharashtra Health Minister

The Maharashtra government on Saturday evening announced suspension of the COVID-19 vaccination drive in the state till Monday owing to problems in the software application.

published on : 18th January 2021

No side-effects of COVID-19 vaccine in state so far: Maharashtra minister Rajesh Tope

The Maharashtra government on Saturday evening announced suspension of the COVID-19 vaccination drive in the state till Monday owing to problems in the Co-WIN app.

published on : 17th January 2021

Maharashtra received 9.83 lakh vaccine doses so far, total requirement 17.5 lakh: Tope

The state has received only 9.63 vials of Covishield vaccine from the Serum Institute of India and merely 20,000 vials from the Bharat Biotech of its indigenously-made vaccine, Tope told reporters.

published on : 13th January 2021

Maharashtra receives 9.63 lakh Covishield vaccine doses: Health minister Rajesh Tope

The inoculation drive against coronavirus will be held at 511 centers across 36 districts of the state, he said, as the first consignments of vaccine left SII in Pune earlier in the day.

published on : 12th January 2021

Three infants died of burns, seven suffocated to death: Maharashtra health minister on hospital fire

According to doctors, ten newborn babies, aged between a month and three months, died after fire broke out in the Special Newborn Care Unit of the hospital around 1.30 am.

published on : 9th January 2021

Nobody is above law: Maharashtra Minister on celebs flouting COVID-19 norms

The police on Monday registered a case against Arbaaz Khan, his brother Sohail Khan and the latter's son Nirvaan Khan for allegedly violating the COVID-19 institutional quarantine norms

published on : 5th January 2021

Eight UK returnees have new COVID-19 strain in Maharashtra: Health Minister Rajesh Tope

Of these, five are from Mumbai, he said, adding contacts of all the COVID-19 patients with the UK strain are being traced.

published on : 4th January 2021
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