COVID-19 cases in Mumbai surge past 2,00,000; data shows majorly 31-40yo citizens infected

The total number samples tested till date for COVID-19 in Maharashtra stands at 71,34,354 and 2,52,264 cases have been observed as active.

As of today, COVID-19 positive cases in Maharashtra stand at 14,53,639 and 38,790 deaths have been reported so far. On the other hand, Mumbai city has documented 2,15,488 confirmed COVID-19 victims as yet. It has also been reported that the spread of the virus in Mumbai's slums have reportedly declined but the infection seems to be surging in the city's non-slum areas. Since the time the restrictions have been erased to a major extent, the state has seen spotting a spurt in the coronavirus cases amongst the 31-40 age group.

1,79,519 Mumbaikars have recovered till now

Reports by the state government's Medical Education and Drugs Department show that 61% of males have been affected as compared to 39% of women in the state. The total number samples tested till date for COVID-19 in Maharashtra stands at 71,34,354 and 2,52,264 cases have been observed as active.

With an overall percentage of 21.34, the 31-40yo citizens account for the highest number of COVID-19 victims in Maharashtra. However, the recovery rate of this group is higher than the older ones and it might also lead to the development of herd immunity. The fatalities recorded amidst this section, is relatively lower than the others from the older sections, although the cases are high.

The age group of 21-30 years, has 2,45,238 corona victims in its circumference, which translates to 16.96% and it is closely followed by 41-50 year olds, with 2,58,794 sufferers; this totals to 17.90%. The latter percentage has seen a dip in the last couple of months, in contrast to 18.03% cases on the 4th of June. Even the age span of 51-60, has noted a slight drop in the corona occurrence scenario.

The authorities believe that due to the resumption of offices and other establishments in the city, this growth has promulgated further. Also, there's purportedly a trend of self-medication which is doing the rounds in the city, leading to worse conditions amidst the patients.

In an attempt to break language barrier, UP 112 will now respond in regional dialects

Emergency Helpline Number 112 in Uttar Pradesh will now respond to callers in Bhojpuri, Braj, Awadhi and Bundeli dialects.

We all find it much easier to communicate our primary problems in a language that is closer to our identities and expressions than to words and syntax. Thus, in an all-new initiative of the UP 112, the Uttar Pradesh emergency helpline number prepares to respond to its callers in their local dialects.

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In a first for Indore, new regional airline turns the city airport as its domicile base

The services of the new aviation company will take off from Indore next month

The Devi Ahilyabai Holkar Airport in the city of Indore becomes the base operating centre of new regional airlines that is to kickstart services from November 15. The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) has provided the new venture with a clearance after inspection, and the airlines has already started to work on the set up and maintenance for the same at the airport premises. The maiden aircraft, imported from Australia, will reach Indore in a week.

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Starting October 26, travellers can book Kanpur-Ahmedabad flight at base fares!

Due to increased public demands, flights to Kolkata & Bangalore from Kanpur, to commence soon.

In an attempt to promote the Kanpur- Ahmedabad flight service, which had been halted so far due to the pandemic, the authorities have planned to cap the flight fare at base price. This promotional activity will commence from October 26 and will continue for a period of one month. During this period, expensive Flexi-fare won't be applicable on the nominal ticket price even when the chances of getting a seat are low.

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Lucknow gets a new walk-in premium liquor store 'Madira', with the coolest vibes ever!

Sometimes, it gets difficult for women to stand in a queue at a theka, but with Madira, women can now purchase their favourites.

Have you been searching for a liquor store which would be your one-stop shop for all kinds of booze hankerings? Then you've gotta check out Madira, here at the City Mall, Gomti Nagar. Madira is Lucknow's first ever high-end alcohol store which is offering a range of assorted premium liquor brands in Vipul Khand, Lucknow. In compliance with the Excise (Settlement of Licence for Premium Retail Vends of FoForeign Liquor) Rules, 2020, Madira is bringing to us a kick-ass experience of liquor shopping & we've got the details covered for you!

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'BHOG' to ensure hygiene of 'prasad' at religious places in Lucknow

Hanuman Setu temple, Aliganj Hanuman temple, Mankameshwar temple, Gulacheen temple in Aliganj and Gurudwara Ashiana, selected for the first phase of BHOG.

The Food Safety and Drug Administration (FSDA) has launched 'Blissful Hygienic Offering to God' (BHOG) project in Lucknow to ensure that devotees visiting places of worship, get 'prasad', 'langar', 'bhandara' and 'bhog' which is not only safe and healthy but also prepared in a hygienic and clean environment. Besides the sterile preparation, special attention will also be given to the hygienic distribution of the same. This new project has been launched ahead of the festivities of Dusshera and Diwali.

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