Coronavirus outbreak: Supply of veggies, other essentials improves marginally in Mumbai on Day 4

Updated: Mar 29, 2020, 11:40 | Saumya Gourisaria
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    Coronavirus cases are on the rise in India. According to Health Ministry website, 918 coronavirus cases have been registered. Out of these 819 are active cases

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    The deadly virus has claimed 19 lives, but 79 patients have recovered as well. Maharashtra and Kerala have witnessed maximum number of cases.

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    The government on Saturday dismissed allegations that 21-day lockdown was declared without any prior planning. The government said that correct steps have been gradually taken to contain and stop further spread of coronavirus. World Health Organisation (WHO) had declared coronavirus to be a global pandemic on January 30, 2020.

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    As the lockdown entered its fourth day in the country, the supply of essential services smoothened but only up to a certain extent. The lockdown had severely hampered the country's supply chain with thousands of trucks getting stranded at the borders of various states and cities.

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    The BMC asked food delivery apps such as Zomato and Swiggy on Friday to tie up with local grocery stores and deliver items that Mumbaikars may require in wake of the lockdown.

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    The supply of vegetables and other essentials to Mumbai improved marginally on Friday. On Friday, Maharashtra Police chief orders cops not to use force on civilians on roads.

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    On Saturday, hundreds of migrant workers thronged Delhi's Anand Vihar bus stand to try to catch a bus home. News agency ANI said that majority of these were migrant worker who wanted to catch buses to go home. People gathered in spite of the nationawide lockdown.

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    Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday announced the creation of an assistance and emergency situation relief fund where people can contribute and help in the government’s fight against coronavirus.

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    The Maharashtra government will not recover additonal 1 per cent stamp duty in MMR and areas of Pune, Pimpri Chinchwad and Nagpur civic bodies. The duty was imposed in February 2019 to mop up funds for infra projects.

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    The police has arrested a woman from Bengal for allegedly posting fake news about a doctor working at a state-run hospital.

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    The 29-year-old woman, on her social networking account, had said that the doctor working at Beliaghata ID Hospital was infected with COVID-19 while treating patients afflicted with the disease, a senior officer of Kolkata Police said on Saturday.

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    The owner of a well-known eatery in Matunga in Mumbai was detained on Saturday for flouting lockdown rules by moving about in a car fitted with a siren used by ambulances, the police said.

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    While there is enough stock of hand sanitisers, gloves and masks but there is lack of transportation to move them, said Ashish Grover, General Secretary, Delhi Drug Trader Association said on Saturday.

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    Telangana reported its first Covid-19 death on Saturday, taking the total number of deaths in India to 23.

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    A 74-year-old with travel history to Delhi tested positive for Covid-19 on Saturday after he died at a private hospital in Telangana earlier.

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    The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) announced a donation of Rs 51 crore towards the Prime Minister's Citizen Assistance and Relief in Emergency Situations Fund which has been set up by Narendra Modi to "contribute towards strengthening the nation’s disaster management capacities".

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About The Gallery

As India entered Day 4 of lockdown, Maharashtra reports 6 new cases. According to Maharashtra health ministry, out of that, 5 are in Mumbai while 1 is in Nagpur.The supply of essential items improved marginally and the cops were told to not use force on civilians

(Photos by Pradeep Dhivar, Suresh Karkera, Sameer Markande, Shadab Khan, Ashish Raje, Sayyed Sameer Abedi, Bipin Kokate, Nimesh Dave, Satej Shinde/mid-day photographers)