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  • Cyclone Tauktae impact: 3 dead, 10 injured in Mumbai May 18, 2021 05:30 PM IST

    Cyclone Tauktae impact: 3 dead, 10 injured in Mumbai

    The cyclonic storm claimed two lives in separate boat accidents at Mahim and Madh jetties, as per an update issued by the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC). In another incident, a tree collapsed on a 45-year-old woman at a chawl in Worli area on Monday. She succumbed to her injuries while undergoing treatment at the KEM Hospital, the BMC said.

  • Cyclone Tauktae: Intense rain likely in Mumbai; 2 dead in Palghar, 1 in Thane May 18, 2021 09:59 AM IST

    Cyclone Tauktae: Intense rain likely in Mumbai; 2 dead in Palghar, 1 in Thane

    Along with the rain, the city could witness gusty winds with speed reaching up to 80-90 kmph, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation said quoting the India Meteorological Department (IMD) forecast issued at 7 am.

  • COVID-19 | BMC suspends vaccinations in Mumbai on May 17 due to Cyclone Tauktae May 17, 2021 09:44 AM IST

    COVID-19 | BMC suspends vaccinations in Mumbai on May 17 due to Cyclone Tauktae

    The city civic authority had earlier cancelled the vaccination drive on May 15 and 16 as well.

  • Cyclone Tauktae | No COVID-19 vaccination drive in Mumbai on May 17 May 16, 2021 04:58 PM IST

    Cyclone Tauktae | No COVID-19 vaccination drive in Mumbai on May 17

    The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) had on Friday announced that there would be no inoculation on May 15 and 16 considering the India Meteorological Department's cyclone warning. The vaccination programme will now be implemented on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, Iqbal Singh Chahal said.

  • Mumbai: COVID-19 vaccination halted till May 17 over cyclone Tauktae alert May 15, 2021 08:57 AM IST

    Mumbai: COVID-19 vaccination halted till May 17 over cyclone Tauktae alert

    The IMD has warned that cyclone Tauktae is likely to pass close to Mumbai via sea route.

  • COVID-19 vaccination for 18-44 age group in Mumbai suspended till further orders: BMC May 13, 2021 10:29 AM IST

    COVID-19 vaccination for 18-44 age group in Mumbai suspended till further orders: BMC

    The BMC issued revised guidelines allowing walk-in vaccination in Mumbai for certain categories for three days.

  • COVID-19 | Mumbai's civic body asked to explore possibilities of global procurement of vaccines: Aaditya Thackeray May 10, 2021 10:04 PM IST

    COVID-19 | Mumbai's civic body asked to explore possibilities of global procurement of vaccines: Aaditya Thackeray

    Mumbai, along with other parts of India, is currently administering Covishield and Covaxin - the two domestically-manufactured vaccines - on the eligible beneficiaries.

  • COVID-19 | BMC chief on why lockdowns must be decentralised, how states can calibrate oxygen use, and a potential third wave May 10, 2021 01:08 PM IST

    COVID-19 | BMC chief on why lockdowns must be decentralised, how states can calibrate oxygen use, and a potential third wave

    Iqbal Singh Chahal believes states should institutionalise methods that worked in other places instead of “reinventing the wheel”

  • Coronavirus vaccination update | BMC shares list of govt vaccination centres functioning for 45 plus May 10, 2021 12:34 PM IST

    Coronavirus vaccination update | BMC shares list of govt vaccination centres functioning for 45 plus

    As per the BMC list, all the state government as well as the Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai (MCGM) centres are open, and there are in all 105 COVID-19 vaccination centres for 45 and above people.

  • BMC denies suppressing COVID-19 death toll May 10, 2021 11:40 AM IST

    BMC denies suppressing COVID-19 death toll

    "The allegation is completely baseless and the BMC administration rejects it. The COVID-19 testing and recording of deaths due to the infection were being done as per the criteria laid down by the World Health Organisation (WHO) and the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR)," BMC said.

  • BMC orders more drive-in COVID vaccination centres for senior citizens May 06, 2021 09:23 PM IST

    BMC orders more drive-in COVID vaccination centres for senior citizens

    These drive-in centres will be set up in big ground like- Andheri Sports Complex, Oval Maidan, Wankhede stadium, Shivaji Stadium, Brabourne Stadium, MIG Ground, Reliance Jio Garden, Ghatkopar police ground etc.

  • SC lauds Mumbai's oxygen management, asks Centre, Delhi govt to talks with BMC May 05, 2021 07:42 PM IST

    SC lauds Mumbai's oxygen management, asks Centre, Delhi govt to talks with BMC

    A bench headed by Justice D Y Chandrachud took note of the submissions of Solicitor General Tushar Mehta that Mumbai managed with 275 MT of oxygen even when the active cases had crossed 92,000.

  • COVID Vaccine registration: Netizens fume as slots for 18-44 age group in Mumbai 'close in a blink' after opening May 03, 2021 09:09 PM IST

    COVID Vaccine registration: Netizens fume as slots for 18-44 age group in Mumbai 'close in a blink' after opening

    Netizens who had logged on to the CoWIN platform to register for the jabs in Mumbai claimed that the slots went full within minutes.

  • COVID-19 vaccine shortage continues in Mumbai; only those in 18-44 age group to get jabbed today May 03, 2021 09:58 AM IST

    COVID-19 vaccine shortage continues in Mumbai; only those in 18-44 age group to get jabbed today

    COVID-19 vaccination of people above 45 years will not be conducted on May 3 due to the shortage of doses, BMC said

  • Mumbai stops COVID-19 vaccination drive till May 2 due to shortage of jabs Apr 30, 2021 08:16 AM IST

    Mumbai stops COVID-19 vaccination drive till May 2 due to shortage of jabs

    BMC said the vaccination drive for the 18-44 age group, scheduled to begin from May 1 earlier, was likely to be deferred.

  • At 3,876, Mumbai reports lowest COVID-19 cases since March 30 Apr 26, 2021 10:05 PM IST

    At 3,876, Mumbai reports lowest COVID-19 cases since March 30

    The turnaround was due to the metropolis tackling the surge during the second COVID-19 wave with an 'ATM strategy', which is 'Assess, Triage and Transfer, and Management', Joshi said.

  • COVID-19 restrictions likely to continue in Maharashtra till cases stabilise, says BMC Chief Apr 26, 2021 02:37 PM IST

    COVID-19 restrictions likely to continue in Maharashtra till cases stabilise, says BMC Chief

    Maharashtra on April 25 reported 66,191 fresh coronavirus positive cases and 832 fatalities

  • COVID-19 vaccination centres in Mumbai: BMC shares full list Apr 26, 2021 02:16 PM IST

    COVID-19 vaccination centres in Mumbai: BMC shares full list

    All the state, private as well as Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai (MCGM) centres are open, BMC said.

  • Mumbai gets 1.5 lakh Covishield vaccines, oxygen supply normal: BMC Chief I S Chahal Apr 25, 2021 08:22 PM IST

    Mumbai gets 1.5 lakh Covishield vaccines, oxygen supply normal: BMC Chief I S Chahal

    Chahal said that Covaxin will be available only at select centres for the second dose due to 'extremely limited' existing stock.

  • COVID-19: BMC frames procedure to prevent oxygen-related emergencies Apr 23, 2021 06:04 PM IST

    COVID-19: BMC frames procedure to prevent oxygen-related emergencies

    As per the procedure, chief engineers of the mechanical and electric departments will prepare a data sheet containing ward-wise details of all private COVID-19 hospitals, their oxygen suppliers and types of cylinders they have.

  • Embarrassment for BMC as Jaslok Hospital says it will treat non-COVID patients as well Apr 16, 2021 03:34 PM IST

    Embarrassment for BMC as Jaslok Hospital says it will treat non-COVID patients as well

    The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) had on Wednesday issued a circular, in which it had said that the Jaslok Hospital will no longer admit non-COVID-19 patients and added that instructions to this effect had been issued to the hospital's management.

  • Mumbai: BMC receives 99,000 Covishield doses amidst shortage of COVID-19 vaccines Apr 10, 2021 03:38 PM IST

    Mumbai: BMC receives 99,000 Covishield doses amidst shortage of COVID-19 vaccines

    According to BMC, vaccination drives in Mumbai will take place only in government and civic centres on April 10 and 11 and not in any private hospital, where it will resume once more vaccine doses arrive.

  • COVID-19 News | Mumbai to have vaccination only at government centres on April 10-12, says BMC Apr 10, 2021 11:14 AM IST

    COVID-19 News | Mumbai to have vaccination only at government centres on April 10-12, says BMC

    Meanwhile vaccinations will continue at government centres on April 10 between 12 pm to 6 pm and on April 11 between 9 am and 5 pm

  • COVID-19 dose shortage hits vaccination drive in Mumbai Apr 09, 2021 11:35 AM IST

    COVID-19 dose shortage hits vaccination drive in Mumbai

    According to the sources, as many as 75 of the 120 centres, mainly at private hospitals, suspended vaccination on Friday morning due to unavailability of doses, while some other centres suspended the drive within a few hours after the stock got over.

  • COVID-19 vaccine stock in Mumbai about to get over: Mayor Kishori Pednekar Apr 07, 2021 05:52 PM IST

    COVID-19 vaccine stock in Mumbai about to get over: Mayor Kishori Pednekar

    Speaking to reporters, Mayor Kishori Pednekar said Mumbai had only 1.76 lakh doses of Covishield, the mainstay of the vaccination drive, till Tuesday afternoon and this figure could have gone down by now.

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