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Maharashtra's COVID-19 fatality count plunges below 50; Mumbai witnesses a drop too!

Decrease in fresh tallies & rise in recoveries, bring a ray of hope for Maharashtra.

On Sunday, Mumbai's daily statistics for coronavirus showed major healing trends, reporting a negative count of mortalities, owing to improved reconciliation numbers. With new cases falling below the 1000 mark; the 786 fresh infections fell short in comparison to the recoveries, which climbed to a total of 850 yesterday.

This decreasing death toll was observed to be a state phenomenon. Besides the capital, Maharashtra's COVID-19 deaths dropped below the 50-mark after 5 consecutive days of highs. The state health authorities further notified that the new cases of coronavirus remained under the 5,000 mark and recoveries improved.


Recovery booms in Maharashtra

Maharashtra's total case tally surged to 18,52,266 after clocking about 786 new infections of coronavirus on Sunday. These numbers have been sloping for the last four days, decreasing the active cases too, by consequence, which also dipped to 80,079 patients yesterday. The active caseload was also diminished with the discharge of another chunk of 7,486 patients yesterday. This also had a positive impact on the state's recuperation numbers which soared to a total of 17,23,370 since the virus outbreak, shooting the recovery rate from 92.88% to 93.04% while the mortality rate stood stable at 2.58%.

The state reported 40 deaths, taking the toll to 47,734, while the new infections dropped below the 5,000 mark for the second day with 4,757 fresh cases, taking the tally to 18,52,266. While 19 of the state's 36 districts reported fatalities, all 36 reported new infections, where the regions such as Mumbai and Pune emerged as hotspots.

-With inputs from IANS

Internet services suspended in parts of Rajasthan, including Jaipur!

The restriction has been imposed to prevent malpractice in the RPSC RAS Preliminary exam, scheduled for today.

On account of the RPSC RAS Preliminary exams scheduled today, the Rajasthan Government has suspended mobile internet, bulk SMS and social media services in certain parts of the state. These services will remain suspended from 9 AM to 1 PM in the Jaipur Commissonerate Area. Apart from Jaipur, the restrictions will also be active in the Ajmer, Bhilwara and Nagaur districts from 6 AM to 1:30 PM, and in Bharatpur, Dholpur, Karauli and Sawai Madhopur districts from 8 AM to 1 PM.


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Kickstart your festivities with Motichoor Laddoos & Kaju Katlis from Ritzz Mithai Vatika in Lucknow

This festive season, Ritzz is offering various attractive and luxurious hampers and mixed mithai boxes!

Apart from being the festival of lights, family and togetherness, Diwali is also a free pass to devour as many of your favourite sweets as you want! And when it comes to the good ol' Motichoor Laddoos and Kaju Katlis, there are only a few places in Lucknow, that we can trust! Keeping intact our festive sentiments and love for sweets, Ritzz Mithai Vatika has been serving us with its unmatched and unchanged quality and taste for years now. And once again, it's that time of the year when we can indulge in our favourite delicacies from this place, guilt-free!

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7 new COVID-19 cases of Delta sublineage AY.4 plague Indore

COVID cases have surged by 46% in Indore

Amid the overall pandemic dip, a new subvariant of the COVID-19 Delta mutation threatens to spill new infections and troubles, especially for the people of Indore. As per a genome sequencing report of the National Centre of Disease Control (NCDC), around 7 cases of AY.4 - a sublineage of the Delta variant- have been detected in the district. Notably, the new mutation is presently a 'variant of interest' and not much is known about its transmissibility, virulence and overall severity.

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New war rooms to be set up in Lucknow, Kanpur & other major cities in UP to combat air pollution

The use of all 10-year-old diesel and 15-years-old petrol vehicles has been strictly prohibited.

Gearing up for the fight against air pollution, the govt of Uttar Pradesh has decided to set up war rooms in Lucknow, Kanpur and other major cities. The new infrastructure will be set up under the authority of the Road Dust Management and will keep a check on various sources of pollution. As per reports, similar war rooms will also be set up in NCR districts to improve the overall air quality in UP.

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