Study by TIFR suggests dipping COVID curves in Mumbai by June 2021!

Consistent vaccination drives and no advent of new variants are prerequisites for these inferences to hold true.

Enveloped under lockdown restrictions, residents in Mumbai are severely affected by the second wave of the coronavirus. While the tallies of new infections have marked a significant downfall in the past few days, the graph of patients still remains in an alarming zone. Now, a study by the Tata Institute of Fundamental Research has concluded that Mumbai will become 'safer' by June 1, if certain criterion are assured, as stated by reports.

New variant, the prime cause behind uncontrolled surge in Mumbai

As per reports, the researchers predict that life in Mumbai would revert back to normalcy by June 1, if consistent vaccination drives are conducted and no new variant enters the city. This analysis was made after a team of experts focussed their efforts towards studying the course of COVID numbers through the timeline of the second wave till now. If the anticipations from this calculative model turn into reality, it is being said that the schools may be opened in July.

Further, the scientists attributed the sudden surge in Mumbai to the new mutant virus that started circulating during the month of February. As per reports, the experts mentioned that the reversal of restrictions after this time played an important role in the rapid spread of contamination. Amongst a list of things, the local trains contributed the most towards the onslaught of the second wave.

Mumbai COVID update

On Sunday, 3,629 cases were registered in Mumbai after and the count of active patients stood at 61,436. While 5,412 recoveries were marked on the same day, 79 individuals succumbed to the virus and breathed their last. Amongst all cities of the country, maximum count of fatalities have been recorded in Mumbai as of now.

Paediatric Task Force to guide Mumbai & other Maha districts ahead of possible third COVID wave

The Paediatric Task Force will be deployed immediately to treat COVID-19 among children & create paediatric treatment protocols

With the continuous onslaught of coronavirus infection among children, the state of Maharashtra has decided to constitute a COVID Paediatric Task Force in Mumbai, Pune and all other districts. The state Health Minister informed that this special team has been marked as a proactive control measure, in view of a probable 'third wave' of coronavirus infection, expected to hit soon. The force will guide the state to adopt effective COVID treatment for children and curtail the infection rise with the help of paediatric treatment protocols.

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Ambulance services will now be available at fixed rates for COVID patients in Lucknow!

All complaints regarding overpricing can be registered at Police Help Line number- 112 or Traffic Help Line number- 9454405155.

Under the garb of the current COVID crisis, the ambulance service providers in Lucknow were charging unjustified prices, taking advantage of the patient's vulnerable condition. Taking quick cognisance of this, the Lucknow administration has released a new price tally for ambulance services and strict action shall be taken, if the rates are not adhered to. All complaints regarding overpricing can be registered at the Police Helpline number- 112 or Traffic Helpline number- 9454405155.

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Pre-registration for COVID jab now mandatory for 45-plus citizens in Lucknow & other UP districts

Walk-in COVID vaccinations have been postponed until May 10.

The Uttar Pradesh authorities have directed that people aged over 45 years, will now have to compulsorily register on the Co-WIN portal to get the COVID vaccination jab. Until now, this population segment could avail of the walk-in facility while only those in the 18-44 age category, were required to register beforehand. As per reports, this prior registration norm will continue until May 10 in Lucknow and across UP, amid the sudden rise of coronavirus infections.

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THIS Mumbai hospital has emerged as a safe cradle for COVID +ve moms to deliver their babies

BMC-run BYL Nair Charitable Hospital has helped to safely deliver over 1,025 babies from COVID positive ladies, since April 14, 2020.

COVID positive pregnant women, nearing their due date, need not get anxious over the delivery of their newborns as the civic-run BYL Nair Charitable Hospital in Mumbai has risen up to their aid. This healthcare facility has successfully conducted over 1025 child deliveries from virus-hosts since April 14, 2020, setting a significant feat in the foray of parturition amid the pandemic! Civic officials have informed that this centre holds a solid potential to ink its name in the record books, for achieving this remarkable accomplishment in just over a year.

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Exceeding the count of fresh COVID cases, 1,557 recoveries reported in Kanpur on Thursday!

The officials in Kanpur have been taking constant measures to curb the threat imposed by the devastating COVID wave.

After a disastrous few weeks with the number of COVID cases peaking in the city, the tallies are now declining in Kanpur. A total of 784 fresh cases were reported on Thursday, in contrast to 1,202 detections on Wednesday. The new additions in the number of daily cases, have pushed the count of active cases in the city to a total of 11,675. Further, the condition of the city seems to be slightly better as 1,557 recoveries were reported yesterday while 7,734 vaccine doses have been administered as yet.

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