- There are 2,250 new cases of corona in the state, out of which 1,372 are from Mumbai.
- The death toll in Mumbai has reached 841, while 1,390 patients have died in the state.
May 21, 2020, 10:07 AM IST
Mumbai. In Maharashtra, 10,318 patients have returned home after beating Coronavirus. In the last 24 hours, 679 people have been cured here. The special thing is that of these 6,460 patients are from Mumbai. There have been 2,250 new cases of corona in the state. Of these, 1,372 cases are from Mumbai. So far, 39,297 people have been infected with corona in the state. In the last 24 hours 65 more people have died due to the virus. 41 of these deaths occurred in Mumbai. With this, the death toll in Mumbai has reached 841, while 1,390 patients have died in the state.
1378 infected patients in Dharavi, 56 dead
On Wednesday, 25 new cases of corona virus infection were reported in Dharavi, which has increased the number of infected people to 1378 in the area. A BMC official gave information about this. An official of the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) said that six cases were reported in Matunga Labor Colony in the area. A total of 56 people have died in Dharavi so far.
Two more policemen died
Two more Mumbai policemen from Corona died on Wednesday. One of them was posted at Havildar Vikhroli Parksite Police Station, while the other was posted at Traffic Police in Sahar. Havildar was admitted to a government hospital about a week ago. The traffic soldier's health deteriorated two days ago. The government has announced that an economic grant of 65 lakhs will be given to the families of the policemen who will die due to corona infection. Also a family member will be given a government job.
4 million people quarantined
Home quarantine cases in the state have gone up by 58% in the last 9 days, while Institutional quarantine cases have increased by 46%. On May 10, there were 2,44,327 in Home Quarantine and 14,465 in Institutional Quarantine statewide. On May 19, the number of residents in the home quarantine increased by 58 percent to 3,86,192 and the number of people living in the institutional quarantine rose 46% to 21,150. Accordingly, the total number of quarantine people has reached 4 lakhs.
Nearly 60 thousand vehicles seized in the state during lockdown
According to the Mumbai Police, 1,118 cases have been registered so far for not following the traffic rules, out of which 181 South, 213 Central, 213 East, 179 West and 332 North Territorial Departments have been registered. On Tuesday, police registered 1,317 cases related to illegal vehicles across the state. At the same time, action was taken against 20,926 people, while 59,709 vehicles were seized.
Early decision on door-to-door newspaper distribution possible: Uddhav Thackeray
Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray said on Wednesday that the ban on sending newspapers from door to door is temporary and the decision to remove it will be taken soon after assessing the current situation. After a meeting with the newspaper distributors, Thackeray said that the decision to ban the delivery of newspapers from door to door was taken to prevent the spread of Corona virus infection. He said that the fourth phase of lockdown focused on the Red Zone and Kovid-19 Prohibited Areas. Thackeray said that in view of the current health disaster, newspaper distribution is banned but a solution will be found soon.
Case registered against officer for going on leave without permission
A case has been registered against Ahmednagar Sub Regional Transport Office (RTO) against a Motor Vehicle Inspector (MVI) for disobeying orders during the lockdown and leaving the headquarters. The inspector allegedly went to Pune on May 6 on medical leave without the prior permission of the collector. Pune is in the Red Zone. The Collector had on May 4 directed that the MVI, assistant MVI and driver of Ahmednagar RTO should not leave the district without prior permission.