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India reports 37,875 COVID-19 cases, 369 deaths in 24 hours

New Delhi/IBNS: India reported 37,875 new COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours while the toll went up by 369 in the same period, the Union Health Ministry said Wednesday morning.

COVID19: Three deaths reported in Maharashtra from Delta Plus variant

Mumbai/IBNS: Three people have died after being infected by the Delta Plus Covid variant in Maharashtra, including one in Mumbai, at a time the state is trying to ease stringent restrictions in place for months.

How a village in Maharashtra is helping vultures make a big comeback

In the 1980s, India was home to around 40 million vultures. By 2017, it declined to 19,000. However, Chirgaon, a village in Maharashtra’s Raigad district, has been working on reviving its local vulture population. The village's vulture population has gone up from 22 in 1999-2000 to 249 this year. Mongabay-India writer Sneha Mahale  reports

36 people killed, thousands trapped in landslides in Maharashtra

Raigad/IBNS: Landslides in Maharashtra's Raigad district have killed at least 36 people while thousands have been stranded as incessant rains lashed Konkan region of the state.

Coronavirus: Maharashtra reports 9,000 fresh cases, 180 deaths

Mumbai/UNI: Maharashtra on Sunday reported 9,000 fresh Covid-19 patients and 180 fatalities in a single day, taking the state's cumulative case tally to 62,14,190 and the toll to 1,27,031, respectively, a health bulletin of the state government said.

Maharashtra reports over 10,000 fresh COVID-19 cases amid concern over Delta variant

Mumbai/IBNS: Maharashtra on Tuesday reported 10,066 new COVID-19 cases, which is up from 8,470 cases on Tuesday. 

Centre classifies Delta Plus strain as variant of concern; alerts Maharashtra, Kerala, Madhya Pradesh

New Delhi/IBNS: The Union Health Ministry has alerted and advised Maharashtra, Kerala and Madhya Pradesh regarding the Delta Plus variant of COVID-19 being found in some districts in these States.

21 cases of Delta COVID variant detected in Maharashtra so far: State health minister

Mumbai/IBNS: Twenty-one cases of Delta Plus COVID variant have been detected in Maharashtra during the devastating second wave of the pandemic, state health minister Rajesh tope said on Monday.

Maharashtra: Newborn dies of COVID-19

Palghar/UNI: A newborn, having medical complications, died on Sunday of COVID-19 while undergoing treatment at the Nashik civil hospital, informed authorities.

Black Fungus: Maharashtra govt provides free treatment, orders 60k Amphotericin B injections

Mumbai/UNI: Maharashtra Health Minister Rajesh Tope on Tuesday acknowledged that the mucormycosis aka black fungus cases are on rise in the state and the government is acting accordingly.

Village in Ahmednagar district becomes Covid free following Covid appropriate behaviour

Mumbai: While the whole country is battling the second wave of Covid-19, a small village in Ahmednagar district of Maharashtra - Bhoyare Khurd has used the tools of widespread public awareness, following Covid-appropriate behaviour, regular health check-ups and isolation of infected people to control the spread of the virus and eventually become COVID-free.

Mumbai reports 953 Covid cases in last 24 hours, lowest spike since March 2

Mumbai/IBNS: With a drop in daily cases, Mumbai reported just 953 fresh Covid infections on Tuesday, its lowest since Mar 2.

Maharashtra: Mucormycosis claim 2 lives in Thane

Thane/UNI: Mucormycosis, a black fungal disease that affects Covid-19 patients, has claimed two lives, Kalyan Dombivali Municipal Corporation (KDMC) Health department sources said on Wednesday.

Mumbai to have drive-in vaccination centres, BMC gives officials 24 hrs to set up

Mumbai/IBNS: Mumbai is all set to have drive-in vaccination centres soon and efforts are on to implement the same within 24 hours.

Maharashtra reports 920 deaths in single day, over 57000 fresh Covid cases

Mumbai/IBNS: Maharashtra on Wednesday reported a whopping 920 deaths, the highest-ever single-day fatality count due to Covid since the pandemic outbreak.