Jun 27, 2020, 22.51PM
Mumbai on Friday reported 1,297 fresh cases of coronavirus, and with that, the total number of positive cases surged to 72,287. Also, 44 persons succumbed to the virus in the last 24 hours, taking the death toll of the country’s financial capital to 4,177.On the other hand, Maharashtra recorded the highest ever single-day spike in the number of COVID-19 cases as 5,024 new patients tested positive on Friday. Also, with 175 new deaths, the total number of fatalities in the state went up to 7,106.Meanwhile, the northwestern suburbs of Mumbai, which until a few weeks ago had comparatively fewer cases of Covid-19, is seeing a sudden spurt in numbers. The areas of Dahisar, Borivali, Kandivali and Malad have emerged as the new Covid hotspots in the city.Also, in the wake of the rising COVID-19 cases, all scheduled international commercial passenger services to/from India shall remain suspended till July 15, the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) announced on Friday.The total number of COVID-19 cases in India now stands at 4.73 lakh and the fatality count is slowly inching towards the 15,000-mark.
Preps to convert Kanteerava Stadium into a COVID-19 stadium
Steel cots and beds are being installed Kanteerava Stadium which will be a quarantine centre of COVID-19 patients. Karnataka recorded 918 cases and Bengaluru alone reported 596 cases on Saturday. Video: Kaushik JN, MMCL
Dadar salon sanitises premises ahead of reopening tomorrow
After three months of coronavirus-induced shutdown, hairdressers across the state are set to reopen tomorrow (June 28). With SOPs in place, salon owners have began to clean their equipment and sanitise stations.
Figures from Tamil Nadu
Tamil Nadu reported 3,713 fresh #COVID19 cases and 68 deaths today, taking total number of cases to 78,335 and deat… https://t.co/IK9AlKQNAu— ANI (@ANI) 1593261344000
Visuals from Delhi
Delhi: Union Home Minister Amit Shah and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal visit #COVID19 Care Centre at Radha S… https://t.co/TrkNIROG8N— ANI (@ANI) 1593258267000
Hair salons to reopen in Maharashtra from June 28
After vulnerability looming over their heads for three months due to the lockdown, salon owners around the city can finally open their shutters. Use of mask and sanitiser will be mandatory for customers and hairdressers. Salon owners will also have to sanitise every station and equipment. With all SOPs in place, brace yourself to shell out a higher amount for grooming services.
New guidelines issued
.@MoHFW_INDIA issues updated clinical management protocol for managing #COVID19 cases ✔️ Updated protocol includes… https://t.co/wKoxzisUDf— PIB India (@PIB_India) 1593249177000
Police shut shops in Dahisar after north western suburbs emerge as new COVID19 hotspots
The north western suburbs of Mumbai, which until a few weeks ago had comparatively fewer cases of Covid-19, is seeing a sudden spurt in numbers. These are visuals of the police shutting shops in Dahisar East on Friday near Ovripada area which has been a containment zone since May 13. The areas of Dahisar, Borivali, Kandivali and Malad have emerged as the new Covid hotspots in the city. The peculiar problem here is that the population resides in both skyscrapers and slums in the same locality making it difficult to contain the spread.