Maharashtra reports 2,949 new cases

Maharashtra reported 2,949 fresh on Monday COVID-19 Cases that take the total to 18,83,365. The state is now hosting 72,383.

The state also saw 4,610 discharges. This increased the total number of recoveries to 17,61,615. The death toll rose to 48,269 after 60 people succumbed to the virus.

Here are some of the other COVID-19 and lockdown highlights from December 14th onwards Mumbai, Maharashtra and the rest of the country:

Mumbai: DharaviThe COVID-19 Number Increases By 2; active cases at 13

The total number of Coronavirus Cases in Dharavi have risen to 3756. According to Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC), two other people tested positive for coronavirus on Monday (December 14th) in the Dharavi slum clusters in the city. Continue reading

IIT-Madras has been temporarily closed after a severe coronavirus outbreak

The Indian Institute of Technology Madras (IIT-M) campus has been temporarily closed following a severe COVID-19 outbreak among students and staff. Continue reading

Mumbai: The city’s weekly COVID death rate drops to 1.87 percent

India’s financial capital Mumbai is showing some positive signs in the fight against Covid-19. The weekly death rate has steadily declined and is currently 1.87 percent. Continue reading

Counterfeit COVID-19 Vaccines, Agents Flooding the Dark Web: Report

With multiple countries including the US and UK now approving the use of Pfizer-BioNTech’s Covid-19 vaccine, cyber criminals have recognized the possibility of tricking people into buying counterfeit medicines on the dark internet, it said in a report from cybersecurity firm Check Point. Continue reading

Five happy contributions for your day

In times of a pandemic, social media made it possible for individuals to stay connected when it was physically impossible. Aside from that, the users were able to help if needed or even share a few laughs. Here are five posts curated from the internet by us to help shape your day. Continue reading