BMC issues fresh guidelines to help track ‘unreported’ home test reports

BMC issues fresh guidelines to help track ‘unreported’ home test reports

Taking a serious view of the massive spike in Covid-19 cases in the past fortnight, the BrihanMumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has cracked the whip on “unreported” home tests that prevent tracking of infected persons or their contacts, officials said here on Friday. The BMC has ordered all retail manufacturers/distributors of such home testing kits […]

Weekend lockdown in Mumbai amid rising COVID-19 cases? Mayor Kishori Pednekar says THIS

Weekend lockdown in Mumbai amid rising COVID-19 cases? Mayor Kishori Pednekar says THIS

Mumbai’s Covid-19 tally is constantly rising, and the city’s authorities are increasing awareness about social distancing protocols. Adhering to the hike in Covid cases, Mumbai mayor Kishori Pednekar clarified that there won’t be any weekend lockdown in the city for now. Referring to the healthcare system, she said that there are 2500 beds at […]

Mumbai sees 15,166 new COVID-19 cases, active cases cross 60,000

Mumbai sees 15,166 new COVID-19 cases, active cases cross 60,000

Mumbai witnessed 15,166 new COVID-19 cases and three deaths in the last 24 hours, taking the tally of active cases to 61,923 in the city, Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) informed on Wednesday. With the fresh cases Mumbai’s tally jumped to 8,33,628, while the death toll increased to 16,384. The overall growth rate of COVID-19 […]

BMC issues new guidelines for international travellers, mandates rapid RT-PCR or other COVID tests

BMC issues new guidelines for international travellers, mandates rapid RT-PCR or other COVID tests

The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC), on Tuesday, issued fresh guidelines for international passengers arriving at the Mumbai International Airport from at-risk, high-risk countries and UAE. BMC has said that these passengers will have to undergo rapid RT-PCR or other COVID tests compulsorily. “If tested negative, the passengers will be allowed to leave and stay […]

Mumbai records 10,860 fresh COVID-19 cases; highest since April 2021

Mumbai records 10,860 fresh COVID-19 cases; highest since April 2021

Amid the spread of the Omicron variant and the looming threat of a third wave of the COVID-19 pandemic, the city of Mumbai has recorded another spike in the number of daily COVID-19 cases, raising the concern of residents and authorities. According to the official data posted by the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC), a […]

Possibility of lockdown in Mumbai amid COVID-19 surge? Here’s what city’s mayor said

Possibility of lockdown in Mumbai amid COVID-19 surge? Here’s what city’s mayor said

The rising number of COVID-19 cases across Mumbai has raised concern among residents and authorities, and many are anticipating a lockdown in the city due to third-wave fears. Amid this situation, an important announcement has been made by the mayor. Mumbai Mayor Kishori Pednekar on Tuesday made an important statement regarding the possibility of […]

Mumbai reports 8063 fresh COVID-19 cases; 27% more than yesterday

Mumbai reports 8063 fresh COVID-19 cases; 27% more than yesterday

A massive spike in the number of COVID-19 cases in Mumbai has been witnessed once again, as the total number of cases being reported daily has increased to 27% than yesterday. According to official data provided by Municipal Corporation Greater Mumbai, the city has recorded a total of 8063 new COVID-19 cases on Sunday, which […]

Third wave in Mumbai? City on high alert as COVID-19 cases double faster than first, second wave

Third wave in Mumbai? City on high alert as COVID-19 cases double faster than first, second wave

Mumbai, on Tuesday, saw a massive surge in COVID-19 cases as the city reported 1,377 new coronavirus cases, a steep rise from 809 infections reported a day ago, and one more death, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) said. Notably, Mumbai is currently reporting cases faster than the first and second waves of COVID-19. The […]

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