"We have started the phase-III trials of the vaccine (candidate Covishield). We will administer dose to 150 to 200 volunteers," said Dr Muralidhar Tambe, Dean, Sassoon General Hospital.
Officials said increased testing was one of the main reasons for the surge in cases in the district.
"To start with we have identified five volunteers who will undergo COVID-19 and antibodies test. Those whose reports are negative will be shortlisted for vaccination on Wednesday," said Dr Sanjay Lalwani, Medical Director, Bharti Vidyapeeth's Medical College and Hospital and Research Centre.
The forecast also predicted heavy rainfall at isolated places in Mumbai, Raigad, and Palghar from Monday onwards, he said, adding that the intensity of rains would reduce from Tuesday.
Founded in April 2016, Smartworks Coworking Spaces Pvt Ltd, currently has 31 co-working centres, comprising about 60,000 seats and 40 lakh sq ft area, across nine cities.
In order to make up for the festivities, idol makers have devised a strategy to ensure that every home has a 'Vinagratha', this festival season
In view of surging COVID-19 cases, Pune is set to go into a lockdown beginning today (July 13). It will be imposed in two phases.
Housing sales declined to 38,018 units during January-June period of this year from 49,273 units in the corresponding period of the previous year, Gera Developments Managing Director Rohit Gera told reporters through video conference.
It is time for the citizens, and importantly, the government, to rise above mere symbolism and help the men who through their resourcefulness and imagination put Mumbai on the world map
Maharashtra Rail Infrastructure Development Corporation Ltd (MRIDC) said it has received approval from the Railways for implementing the 'greenfield semi-high-speed broad gauge double' line between the two cities, located around 200km apart, a project that will cost Rs 16,039 crore.
The flames were seen emerging from premises of the Kusmum Distillation and Refining Private Limited Company, while people in the area heard a loud sound which triggered panic.
According to officials, at least 39 such relief camps have been set up along the highways in the district, which lead to different places like Nashik, Ahmednagar, Satara and Solapur, which further go to different states.
The facility will be handed over to the state government by May 30, and the hospital will be converted back to an IT facility after a year, according to a statement.
Going forward, technology, hygiene and safety would be the top drivers of changes and well-known brands would have a better chance to emerge out of the crisis alive
The second phase of the lockdown for the coronavirus outbreak is scheduled to end on May 3 though the situation in Maharashtra, with the highest number of COVID-19 cases in the country, continues to remain grim.
In view of the order issued by Pune municipal commissioner Shekhar Gaikwad to this effect, police also extended the restrictions already imposed on residents.
As on Friday, there are 980 COVID-19 cases in Pune municipal limits and 64 people have died of the infection, officials said.
The company plans to focus on three key markets going ahead – Pune, Mumbai and Bengaluru.
This should send a message to society, especially those above 60 years of age, that if a 92-year-old woman who had had a stroke can defeat the virus, there is no need to panic
CCTV cameras, GIS technology accessed through the command and control centres are being used to keep tabs on movement of citizens and those quarantined during the lockdown period in Varanasi, Pune and Bengaluru
Administrative work of the varsity and colleges will continue. So far ten confirmed cases of coronavirus have been detected in Pune.
Taking cognisance of a complaint from a relative of a Pune-based patient, who tested positive for COVID-19, divisional commissioner Deepak Mhaisekar said police have been asked to monitor social media posts
As many as 13 student housing brands now have 1.5 lakh beds across India.
A 25-year-old Pune resident reportedly suffered a brain stroke while in the middle of a game, resulting in his death
In the humorous tweet, the Pune Police take a dig at the owner of White Honda Activa for choosing a “crown” sticker to desecrate the registration plate