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Maharashtra Coronavirus Live Updates: Lata Mangeshkar’s building sealed as precautionary measure – The Indian Express

The state on Saturday reported a single-day highest spike of 16,867 coronavirus cases which pushed its case tally to 7,64,281, the state health department said.

Maharashtra, Mumbai, Pune Coronavirus News Live Updates: Singer Lata Mangeshkar’s building has been sealed by the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) as a precautionary measure amid the Covid pandemic, her family said in a statement on Sunday. The 90-year-old singer resides in Prabhukunj building at Peddar Road in south Mumbai.

“We have been inundated by calls all evening enquiring whether Prabhukunj is sealed. The Building Society and the BMC have sealed it from the onset of the epidemic as we have senior citizens at home and in the building and it is mandatory to take these precautions,” the statement read.

Maharashtra on Saturday reported a single-day highest spike of 16,867 coronavirus cases which pushed its case tally to 7,64,281, the state health department said. With 328 new fatalities, the death toll due to the pandemic reached 24,103, it said in a release.

After the Centre issued Unlock 4.0 guidelines, Maharashtra government officials indicated that it was considering increasing the number of people allowed in government and private offices and allowing indoor gyms. However, a decision on doing away with e-pass will be taken after considering the situation in the state.

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Door to door screening for temperature and oxygen level by health workers in Mankhud area. (File)

In Maharashtra, there are 1,85,131 active cases. 11,541 patients were discharged during the day, taking total recoveries to 5,54,711.

In state capital Mumbai, 1,432 new cases and 31 deaths were reported. The total number of COVID-19 cases in the city rose to 1,43,389 and death toll to 7,596.

The number of active cases in Mumbai is 19,971. Pune city reported 1,972 new cases and 32 deaths. The total number of cases in Pune city is 98,573 and death toll is 2,507.

So far 40,12,059 tests have been carried out in the state.

13,12,059 people are under home quarantine in Maharashtra while 35,524 are in institutional quarantine.

Source: https://indianexpress.com/article/cities/mumbai/maharashtra-unlock-4-0-guidelines-coronavirus-live-updates-mumbai-pune-cases-deaths-tracker-vaccine-sero-survey-6575737/