- In the last 24 hours, there were 903 new cases in Mumbai, with the total number of people infected here increased to 77,197.
- As of Wednesday morning, 4878 new cases of corona have been reported in the state. With this, the number of corona virus infected in the state increased to 1,74,761.
Jul 01, 2020, 02:29 PM IST
Mumbai. It has been decided to introduce Section 144 in Mumbai from Wednesday night amid increasing cases of corona infection. According to the order issued by the Mumbai Police Commissioner, under Section 144, more than one person will be deposited at one place in the Containment Zone of Mumbai. A similar ban will be held throughout the night from 9 am to 5 am in Mumbai. However, this rule will not be applicable to people associated with the emergency service and those working in government offices. Apart from this, it will not be applicable to those who deliver fruit-vegetable and medical stores, banks, electricity offices, stock exchanges, petrol pumps, media, ports, online home delivery. The order, which started from 12 o'clock tonight, will remain in force till 12 o'clock on July 15 in Mumbai.
44 thousand people still cured in Mumbai
Earlier, 903 new cases were reported here in the last 24 hours, with the total number of people infected here increased to 77,197. The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) said that with the death of 93 more patients of Kovid-19, the death toll from this deadly virus has increased to 4,554. BMC said that on Monday, 625 patients were discharged from hospital after recovering. So far, 44,170 patients in the city have been cured of this disease. In Mumbai, 28,473 patients are undergoing treatment, while 818 newly suspected patients have been admitted to hospitals.
Total number of corona patients increased to 1 lakh 74 thousand
As of Wednesday morning, 4878 new cases of corona have been reported in the state. With this, the number of corona virus infections in the state increased to 1,74,761. In addition, 245 people have died due to Corona epidemic. The number of people who lost their lives to the epidemic in the state rose to 7855.
350 more local trains will run, they will get permission to travel
350 local trains will run in Mumbai from Wednesday in the second phase of the relaxation in lockdown announced amid Corona epidemic. However, during this time only government employees have been allowed to travel in these trains. Railways say that these services will not be for the common people. The Ministry of Railways said that only essential employees, including the staff of Maharashtra Government, Center, IT, GST, Customs, Postal, Nationalized Bank, MBPT, Judiciary, Defense and Raj Bhavan would be allowed to travel.
Free medicine will be given in rural areas
Arsenic album and Ayurvedic medicine will be made available free of cost to about 5 crore people in rural areas of the state for increasing immunity. On Tuesday, the State Rural Development Minister Hassan Mushrif announced this. Mushrif said that the right to purchase drugs has been given to the committee of the District Council. He directed the appointed committee headed by the Chief Executive Officer of the Zilla Parishad to complete the tender process in the shortest possible time to buy the medicines immediately. He purchased the medicine and asked to complete the delivery process in three weeks.
Money will come here for medicines
Mushrif said that the Rural Development Department had issued tenders to purchase arsenic albums at the state level to 5 crore people from the unspent funds of the 13th Finance Commission and the interest of the funds of the 14th Finance Commission. But the purchase process has been canceled due to the lack of medicines. Now the right to buy medicines has been given to the committee of the District Council.
5 crore people will get benefits
Mushrif said that as per the instructions of the Ministry of AYUSH, the Health Department has issued a mandate to give medicines for free. Under this, medicines will be purchased from the amount deposited for this work. In addition, funds will be made available to the concerned Zilla Parishad for the remaining expenses. Mushrif said that arsenic album is proving useful in terms of increasing immunity to fight corona infection. A circular in this regard has been issued by the Union Ministry of AYUSH. Hence the Department of Rural Development has decided to buy medicines.