In an official press release, the govt said, "It is requested that local train services may be made available to all ladies from 11 am to 3 pm and again from 7 pm onwards till the end of local services for the day, with effect from October 17, 2020 in Mumbai and MMR region." [139] Several employers such as Larsen & Toubro, Godrej Group and Shapoorji Pallonji announced that they would provide food, accommodation and wages to their migrant labourers. Maharashtra announced three new cases on 19 March—a Mumbai woman who had come back from London, a man from Ahmednagar and a woman from. [133], After the enforcement of lockdown, scores of migrant labourers in Maharashtra who were left without work began to leave for their respective states. The doubling rate in the district is 52.5 days, whereas it is 23.4 days for Maharashtra and 20.5 days for India on average. [124], The virus outbreak had a significant impact on the automobile sector in the state, according to a CNBC TV18 article on 21 March. [115] The first Covid-19 case in the district was reported on 18 May. Thackeray announced that state-run and private bus services will be suspended for the general public until further notice. Of the 1,97,000 cases of COVID-19 reported in the district so far, 1,77,206 patients have recovered from the infection and 4,983 have died of it, the official said. On 28 March, state officials confirmed 22 cases in Mumbai, 2 in Nagpur, and four from Mumbai's surrounding areas of Navi Mumbai, Palghar and, The death toll reached 8 on 29 March, as a Mumbai woman aged 40, and a 45-year-old man in, On 30 March, Pune reported its first death, that of a 52-year-old man, while a 78-year-old person died in Mumbai. Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray on Friday instructed the administration to remain alert considering a prediction of heavy rainfall again for some days in the state. [140], On 14 April, thousands of migrant workers protested against the lockdown near Bandra railway station in Mumbai, and demanded to be sent back to their states. A total of 681 people were discharged during this period, he added. Maharashtra is a hotspot that accounts for nearly one-third of the total cases in India as well as about 40% of all deaths. For reprint rights: Times Syndication Service, NAVI MUMBAI: Two persons were killed and eight others sustained injuries after a major explosion in the reactor during the manufacturing process at a, Maharashtra: Two killed, eight injured in blast at Khalapur chemical company. [135] Thackeray appealed to the migrant workers to not travel back to their states,[136] and announced a ₹ 45 crore package to provide food and accommodation for migrant labourers. The state also reported 32 deaths during the day out of which 26 were from Mumbai. If Covid-19 cases rise after reopening of any library, the management will have to inform the local administration and the district library officer, following which the library will be closed down for some time. Data on migrant workers created by tracking movement in and out of the district also proved to be helpful in contact tracing. Our team developed an aggressive Covid-19 response plan which has made Gadchiroli district one of the ideal amid the pandemic, thanks to its setting up of quarantine centres and health facilities on a large scale. "Gymnasiums and fitness centres are for the welfare of citizens, so care should be taken to ensure that there is no virus spread. It also announced that those who violate the quarantine will be isolated at a government facility. Thane, known as the "city of lakes," has a population of more than 1.8 million and it is part of the Mumbai Metropolitan Region. Jainism, Christianity, Sikhism, and other religions account for just over 4% of the population. [79][80] Chief Minister of Maharashtra, Uddhav Thackeray, issued a ban on all public gatherings and functions. Proper contact tracing and follow-up health interventions have ensured that Covid’s spread is limited, and that there are less chances of community infection. THANE: A 16-year-old boy has been detained from Ambarnath in Maharashtra's Thane district for allegedly stabbing his friend to death following an argu. The continuing decline in new infections of novel coronavirus has ensured that the number of active cases has now dropped below eight lakh, a level that previously existed around the end of August. Earthquake in Palghar today: As many as 5 quakes shake this Maharashtra district Earthquake in Palghar today: Five earthquakes of low to mild intensity shook villages in Palghar district of Maharashtra on Monday, but there was no report of any casualty or damage to property, officials said. The administration acted quickly to boost the supply of PPE kits, sanitisers, masks, gloves, medicines and thermal scanners, along with setting up a 3-tier Covid-19 treatment facility. National Institute of Virology in Pune, Indira Gandhi Government Medical College & Hospital in Nagpur and Kasturba Hospital in Mumbai. Nagpur, Satara and Mira-Bhayandar reported their first deaths while Mumbai and Pune reported 6 and 3 deaths respectively. On 23 March, a citizen of the Philippines, who had recovered from the virus, died in Mumbai, but state health officials deemed the cause of death to be kidney failure. This model was first implemented in Pune on 24 March. By 2011 55% is the rural population living in towns, villages and 45% is the urban population living in cities, currently there are 355 tehsils and 534 towns in this state. Editorial: FM’s announcements on job creation remains limited. Maharashtra Postal Circle announced the latest notification for eligible aspirants. "All the trains will run as special trains on special fare," it said. During a virtual meeting with representatives of gyms and fitness centres, the chief minister said group activities like zumba and yoga and steam and sauna facilities will not be allowed. There are 36 districts in Maharashtra. [121], Amidst a surge in confirmed cases across the state, the health officials declared that several tourist and religious sites will be closed down as a precautionary measure. (PTI), The number of COVID-19 cases in Pune increased by 1,072 in the last 24 hours, while the death toll rose by 41, an official said on Friday. [127], According to a 17 March article in the Indian Express, the economy of Mumbai was projected to suffer losses worth at least ₹ 16,000 crore per month in the service sector, as a result of the outbreak. The district-level core group and Covid-19 response teams were formed for better coordination, bringing members and experts from various line departments. 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