Mumbai arrests COVID-19 case rise even with the re-opening of religious places across the state

Russian COVID-19 vaccine to arrive in India this week for Phase II/III human trials.

Mumbai witnessed a decline in the number of new cases on Monday, even as all religious places across Maharashtra opened their gates to devotees. Mumbai exhibited positive trends yesterday, with 409 fresh coronavirus infections along with increased 891 recoveries and negative active stats, clocking at 499 cases. Presently, Mumbai total COVID-19 tally stands at 2,70,119 cases, about which 13,033 are active ones. The city's recuperation rate stands at 90.9% with 2,45,734 recoveries.


COVID-19 vaccines start trials in India

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In yet another attempt to develop a vaccine against SARS Cov-2, to defeat the global pandemic, Russia's Sputnik V vaccine for COVID-19 will arrive at Kanpur's Ganesh Shankar Vidyarthi Medical College this week for Phase II/III human clinical trials. The approval to conduct these trials was sanctioned after a Hyderabad based laboratory received approval from the Drugs Controller General of India (DCGI).

On Monday, vaccine maker Bharat Biotech also announced that it has initiated the Phase II trials for Covaxin, India's first indigenous vaccine for COVID-19. This phase will test a batch of 26,000 volunteers across the nation with the partnership of Indian Council of Medical Research ICMR.

Lucknow's SGPGIMS conducts highest COVID-19 tests in a single day, across India

Lucknow's testing lab worked round the clock to set the standard of RT-PCR COVID testing in the country.

The Sanjay Gandhi Post Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences (SGPGIMS) in Lucknow claims to have conducted the highest number of RT-PCR tests for Covid-19 in a single day, in the whole country. The SGPGIMS has been conducting tests to check the infection of coronavirus since its outbreak in March. So far, the institute has conducted an aggregate total of 6 lakh tests in Lucknow.

A team of 70 members made it possible to conduct as many as 7,748 tests, that happens to be the highest number of RT-PCR COVID test conducted in a single day, across the whole country!

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​Mumbai's Taraporewala Aquarium has been making weekends fun since the 50s

Here's why we think a trip to the Taraporewala Aquarium in Mumbai is the best weekend plan

As long as we can recall, the Taraporewala Aquarium has been jazzing up our weekends in Mumbai. Located at the Marine Drive, the aquarium is one of the oldest in the country and one of our favourite weekend 'going-out' spots. The aquarium has hosted many picnics, school outings and after exam treats for us and even today, it brings back the fond memories.

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Mumbai Airport sets up a dedicated zone for COVID-19 testing of domestic flyers

Travellers arriving at Mumbai Airport from Delhi, Goa, Rajasthan and Gujarat will be tested for COVID019 at new-special zones

In an attempt to break the chain of COVID-19 transmission due to increased inter-state movement, Chattrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport (CSMIA) has created new, special zones to test all domestic passengers from Delhi, Goa, Rajasthan and Gujarat for the coronavirus infection. The airport authorities have stated that all travellers, arriving from these above mentioned places, will be directed to the test zone, located near the baggage carousel, to undertake the COVID-19 test before they leave the airport premises.

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Have an appetite for adrenaline rush? Then you've gotta take a shot at Paramotoring in Indore!

Indulge in a day of delightful madness, which will leave you feeling quite happy high.

Even a bustling city like Indore, can get on our nerves on some days and during such times, we could surely use a mini vacay or an eventful day sans work and monotony! So to make your life in the city a little bit more exciting, Indore's Laxmi Aero Sports is offering us a share of adrenaline rush and if you are a sucker for all things adventurous, pack a bag and head to Paliya Haidar with your friends.

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Goa prepares itself ahead of the proposed national COVID-19 vaccination programme launch

Till the time the vaccine isn't released, kindly follow the issued protocols by the officials, to keep the COVID curve in check.

The administration of Goa has asked District Collectors to collect the data of health workers in public and private health facilities, as a preparatory effort before the national COVID-19 vaccination rollout. It is also strengthening the cold chain management in order to ensure delivery of vaccines to the remotest areas, for the timely administration of the vaccine to the targeted population.

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