Thermal test drive at Dharavi Khambdev Nagar in Mumbai (file photo)
As the Central and state governments allow phase-wise relaxation in curbs to get the life up and running again following over two months of lockdown to prevent the spread of Covid-19, we bring you the latest updates from your city.
*Update at 9.58am: India’s infection tally rises to 4,56,183, death toll to 14,476 as record single-day jump of 15,968 Covid-19 cases & 465 fatalities, reports PTI quoting health ministry.
*BMC shuts 2 Covid centres in Dharavi as cases, mortality dip
*The BMC stated that those above 70 years of age can get test themselves without a prescription.
*As part of its Mission Universal Testing, BMC will allow Covid tests by labs on the basis of e-prescriptions.
*As Covid-19 cases in MMR surge, the state government late Tuesday transferred municipal commissioners of Thane, Navi Mumbai, Ulhasnagar, and Mira-Bhayander.
*As on Tuesday, MMR reported 1,01,496 cases, or 73% of Maharashtra’s total of 1,39,010. Also, deaths in MMR were 4,781, or 73.2% of the state’s 6,531.
*The congested Mumbai Metropolitan Region, probably one of the most densely populated regions in the world, crossed one lakh coronavirus cases on Tuesday.