Rajesh Tope

Fear of fourth Covid wave rears head in Mumbai

State sees 130 per cent jump in positive cases within a week. There are 5,888 active Covid-19 cases in Maharashtra currently.

published on : 8th June 2022

Wearing of masks at crowded places in Maharashtra could be made mandatory again: Rajesh Tope

Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray is expected to hold a meeting with the district collectors in the state to discuss the issue with them.

published on : 27th April 2022

Maharashtra closely watching Covid trend: Health Minister Rajesh Tope

The Centre has advised Delhi, Uttar Pradesh, Haryana, Maharashtra and Mizoram to maintain a strict watch and take pre-emptive action, if required, in the areas of concern.

published on : 21st April 2022

COVID-19 situation in Maharashtra under control, no need to panic: Health minister 

While wearing masks is not mandatory in Maharashtra, the minister urged senior citizens and persons with comorbidities must cover their faces when in public as a precaution.

published on : 20th April 2022

XE sub-variant not lethal, infected man asymptomatic: Maharashtra Health Minister Rajesh Tope

Rajesh Tope said that Omicron sub-variant XE is not lethal and the only case detected in the state of an elderly man is asymptomatic.

published on : 10th April 2022

No proposal to lift face mask rule though COVID-19 wave almost ended: Maharashtra Health Minister Rajesh Tope

Rajesh Tope's comments come a day after Maharashtra reported 893 COVID-19 cases and eight fatalities due to the infection.

published on : 27th February 2022

Third COVID wave may get over by mid-March as cases declining: Maharashtra minister Rajesh Tope

He said the state, which was reporting 48,000 cases per day during the third wave which started some weeks ago, was now seeing the tally increase by 15,000 daily.

published on : 4th February 2022

COVID-19 third wave peak over in Maharashtra, says state Health Minister Rajesh Tope

Rajesh Tope said that the peak of the COVID third wave is over in the state as cases are reducing in cities like Mumbai, Thane which were the worst hit.

published on : 29th January 2022

Maharashtra: Centre denies Rajesh Tope's vaccine shortage claim

Maharashtra health minister Rajesh Tope on Thursday said that the state is facing shortage of both Covaxin and Covishield vaccines.

published on : 14th January 2022

Third wave of COVID pandemic has started, will peak by January-end: Maharashtra Health Minister Rajesh Tope

Maharashtra Health Minister Rajesh Tope appealed to the people to strictly follow the COVID-appropriate behaviour.

published on : 10th January 2022

Nominal rise in medical oxygen demand in Maharashtra from 270 MT to 350 MT: Rajesh Tope

The medical oxygen demand in Maharashtra for COVID-19 and other patients went up from 270 metric tonnes to 350 metric tonnes recently.

published on : 9th January 2022

'Lockdown not under discussion': Maharashtra Health Minister contradicts Cabinet collegue's claims

Disaster management minister Vijay Wadettiwar had said the day before that the 'stage of fresh lockdown' was nearing, but the decision will be taken by the chief minister.

published on : 2nd January 2022

More than 50 per cent of Maharashtra's active COVID-19 cases reported from Mumbai

An official of Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) claim there may be a rise in cases, but mortality has remained almost zero in the last several days.

published on : 31st December 2021

Maha records 3,900 new COVID-19 infections; Tope says rise in cases 'alarming' 

The national capital Delhi recorded 86 percent surge with 923 cases. Meanwhile, Kolkata reported 540 cases, Bengaluru 400 and Chennai 294 cases.

published on : 29th December 2021

Kin of 42 activists who died during Maratha quota agitation will get government jobs: Maharashtra Minister Rajesh Tope

Maratha organizations carried out a state-wide agitation for quota for the community in jobs and education between 2016 and 2018.

published on : 11th December 2021
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