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April 02, 2021 / 10:31 PM IST

Coronavirus News Highlights: Maharashtra reports 47,827 new COVID19 cases and 202 deaths; case tally 29,04,076

Coronavirus News Highlights: India reported 81,466 new coronavirus cases in a span of 24 hours, taking the country's COVID-19 tally to above 1.23 crore, according to Union Health Ministry data on April 2.

Coronavirus News Highlights: Today is the 374th day since India implemented a nationwide lockdown to help curb the novel coronavirus pandemic. India reported 81,466 new coronavirus cases in a span of 24 hours, taking the country's COVID-19 tally to above 1.23 crore, according to Union Health Ministry data on April 2. The number active cases have increased to 6,14,696. The death toll
increased to 1,63,396 with 469 fatalities. Globally, nearly 13 crore people have been infected by the coronavirus and more than 29 lakh have died so far. India's regulator has granted restricted emergency use approval for two vaccines -- Covishield and Covaxin. The cumulative number of COVID-19 vaccine doses administered in India has crossed 6.87 crore, according to the Union Health Ministry.
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  • April 02, 2021 / 10:00 PM IST

    Coronavirus LIVE Maharashtra Updates | Pune district reports 9,086 fresh COVID19 cases, 6,000 recoveries, and 58 deaths in the last 24 hours

    Total cases: 5,51,508
    Total recoveries: 4,73,714
    Death toll: 10,097
    Active cases: 67,866

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  • April 02, 2021 / 09:29 PM IST

    Coronavirus LIVE Updates | Maharashtra reports 47,827 new COVID19 cases and 202 deaths today; case tally 29,04,076

  • April 02, 2021 / 09:13 PM IST

    Coronavirus LIVE Updates | There could be a shortage of healthcare infrastructure if the COVID19 situation deteriorates, says Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray. 

  • April 02, 2021 / 09:01 PM IST

    Coronavirus LIVE Updates | COVID has come back to Maharashtra in a much worse form, says CM Uddhav Thackeray

    While addressing a press briefing, CM Uddhav Thackeray says, cases in Mumbai have gone up from 300-400 to over 8,500 in a month
    If Covid situation continues in the current form then health facilities will fall short, he added. Maharashtra yesterday did the highest vaccination in the country, but he emphasized on the need to increase vaccination to 6-7 lakh per day very soon. The CM also says that he has spoken to the Centre to increase the supply of vaccination. CM Thackeray reiterates the importance of wearing a mask, even after getting vaccinated. Choosing not to comment on the possibility of a lockdown, the CM says that COVID has come back to Maharashtra in a much worse form. 

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  • April 02, 2021 / 08:52 PM IST

    Coronavirus LIVE Updates | Till now, we have administered 65 lakh COVID19 vaccine doses incl 3 lakh vaccine doses yesterday. Even after vaccination, some people are getting infected because they stop wearing masks, says Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray

  • April 02, 2021 / 08:46 PM IST

    Coronavirus LIVE Updates | In the coming days, we aim to conduct 2.5 lakh RT-PCR tests daily: Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray

  • April 02, 2021 / 08:45 PM IST

    Coronavirus LIVE Updates | In the coming days, we aim to conduct 2.5 lakh RT-PCR tests daily: Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray

  • April 02, 2021 / 08:42 PM IST

    Coronavirus LIVE Updates | I cannot rule out imposing a lockdown if the current COVID19 situation prevails. People have become complacent: Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray

  • April 02, 2021 / 08:39 PM IST

    Coronavirus LIVE Updates |  Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray addresses press briefing on the rising cases of COVID-19 in the state

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  • April 02, 2021 / 08:33 PM IST

    Coronavirus LIVE Updates |  Eight cases of N440K COVID19 strain found in Chhattisgarh

    8 cases of N440K COVID19 strain found in the State, till now. Yesterday, the State reported 4,617 new cases, the highest till now. Around 3000 ICU & oxygen beds available at private and government hospitals. We want to maintain a target of vaccinating over 2lakh people daily, says Chhattisgarh Health Minister. 

  • April 02, 2021 / 08:29 PM IST

    Coronavirus LIVE Updates | Mumbai reports 8832 new COVID19, 5352 discharges and 20 deaths

    Total cases: 4,32,192
    Total discharges: 3,61,043
    Active cases: 58,455
    Total deaths: 11,724

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