BMC sets up live dashboard to track bed availability; alcohol home delivery to start in Mumbai

Updated: May 23, 2020, 09:46 | Sherlin Rajan
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    On Friday, Maharashtra recorded 2940 COVID-19 cases, the highest daily spike, taking the state tally to 44582, a health official said.

    In picture: A man sleeps on the foot-over bridge at Jogeshwari-Vikhroli Link Road.

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    With 63 deaths due to the pandemic reported during the day, the death toll in the state rose to 1517, the official said.

    In picture: A view of Powai lake from the Lakeside promenade at Jogeshwari-Vikhroli Link Road.

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    This was the sixth consecutive day when the state reported more than 2,000 new coronavirus cases, he said.

    In picture: A unusual traffic jam is seen near Ismail Yusuf College at the Western Express Highway.

  • According to the BMC, 1,751 new coronavirus patients were found in Mumbai as the tally of cases increase to 27,068.

    In picture: Civic staff mark circles for people to stand while waiting for buy tickets while maintaining social distance at the ticket counter of Borivali railway station.

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    The city recorded a death toll at 909 with 27 patients dying on Friday.

    In picture: The promenade near Powai lake bears an empty look.

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    India saw the biggest rise in COVID-19 cases at 6,088 with the total number of cases rising to 1,18,447 and the recovery rate now nearly 41 per cent.

    In pictures: Passengers queue up at the reservation office in Dadar railway station, while maintaining social distance.

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    The Health Ministry said 148 deaths have been reported in the last 24 hours. There are 66,330 active cases and 3,583 persons have died. 

    In picture: A pedestrian walks past a barricade put up by CRPF jawans in Bandra West.

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    A total of 48,533 patients have been cured/discharged and one has migrated till date taking the recovery rate to 40.98 per cent.

    In picture: A group of migrant workers were spotted walking Bandra (west) railway station.

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    Mumbai, a Red Zone, will finally get its liquor through home delivery in all areas, except for containment zones. After much discussion, permission has been given to sell liquor online.

    In picture :A woman tries to protect herself from the scorching sun by covering herself with a scarf.

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    According to the BMC order, e-commerce platforms may be utilised by the liquor shops permitted to do home delivery.

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    Amid the coronavirus-induced lockdown, a Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation pre-monsoon drive has found hundreds of dengue and malaria breeding colonies in the metropolis, an official said.

    In picture: A cyclist rides past a mural in the city.

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    The pre-monsoon drive, which started on May 13 and ended on May 21, found larvae of dengue fever at 1,146 spots, and of malaria at 333 locations, a release said. It said 'Aedes aegypti' mosquito larvae cause dengue and 'Anopheles stephensi' mosquito larvae cause malaria.

    In picture: BMC workers clean a river in Dahisar.

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    Despite lockdown, 1,500 staff of the pesticide department are working tirelessly and inspecting areas across the city to find out mosquito breeding colonies to avoid outbreak of diseases, the release added.

    In picture: Traffic police personnel inspect a man's car on the Western Express Highway.

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    The BMC told the Bombay High Court that it had started 13 mobile clinics in the metropolis, and had also started making door to door medical visits to screen people for novel coronavirus symptoms.

    In picture: A morning walker takes a stroll at Thakur Village in Kandivli.

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    The civic body was responding to a previous order of HC directing it to consider suggestions made by some petitioners and private institutions to ensure the treatment of patients suffering from ailments other than COVID-19.

    In picture: Migrants look outside from the window of an under-construction building 

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    The court was hearing a bunch of petitions filed by a lawyer and social activists highlighting the plight of people suffering from chronic or serious ailments being turned away from clinics and hospitals, as well as issues such as lack of adequate facilities and medical infrastructure in state, civic and private hospitals in current times.

    In picture: CISF personnel patrol a busy street in Dharavi.

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    A day after the Maharashtra government issued regulations to limit the charges levied by private hospitals on 80 per cent of the beds, the civic body's disaster management department set up a live dashboard to keep track of the availability of beds. Civic officials said that a team would handle information about the same and also transfer of patients. 

    In picture: A police officer sprays sanitiser on her colleague's uniform at a checkpoint in Kurla.

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    Maharashtra ministers Rajesh Tope and Nawab Malik urged religious leaders to take initiative to clear the misunderstanding and fear about coronavirus among people. The ministers made the appeal as they reached out to leaders from different religions via video conferencing, held in association with UNICEF, the statement said.

    In picture: Migrant workers queue up outside Lokmanya Tilak Terminus to go to their hometown in Bihar.

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    The health minister said several people who are showing symptoms are not opening up about it before the authorities, and urges them to do so.Malik, who also holds the skill development portfolio, said the department will work to ensure employment for the youth in the states industries.

    In picture: CISF personnel patrol a busy street in  Bhendi Bazar.

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    The religious leaders, who attended the meeting, assured their support to the state government in its bid to tackle COVID-19, the statement said.

    In picture: Dadar Market Road outside Dadar (West) Railway station wears a deserted look at night.

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Mumbai, a Red Zone, will finally get its liquor through home delivery in all areas, except for containment zones. Municipal Commissioner Iqbal Singh Chahal issued an order on Friday stating that excluding in containment zones, liquor shops can deliver sealed liquor bottles to customers' homes in the city. Meanwhile, BMC's pre-monsoon drive has found hundreds of dengue and malaria breeding colonies in the metropolis. (Picture/Sameer Markande, Satej Shinde, Ashish Raje, Atul Kamble, Pradeep Dhivar-mid-day photographers)