Due to the Spike in Covid-19 cases, the Mumbai civic body has decided to shut the iconic Oval Maidan here from Friday, officials said.

Maharashtra on Wednesday recorded 8,807 fresh Covid-19 infections, its sharpest one-day spike in 129 days

Maharashtra chief minister Uddhav Thackeray said on Sunday that the war against the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) pandemic is similar to World War and added that the mask acts as an effective shield against the infection.

The Sanjay Gandhi National Park (SGNP) reopened for tourists from Tuesday morning after it was closed since March 18 in the wake of the Covid-19 lockdown.

Maharashtra’s COVID-19 tally on Friday increased to 15,76,062 with 11,447 new cases coming to light, said a state health official.

With a spike of 86,432 new cases in the past 24 hours, India’s COVID-19 case tally crossed the 40-lakh mark on Saturday.

67,151 new coronavirus cases and 1,059 new deaths were recorded in India in the last 24 hours, the Union Health Ministry said.

India’s total count of COVID-19 cases has reached 10.77 lakh with an increase of 38,902 new cases. The death toll has gone up to 26,816 with 543 fatalities reported in the last 24 hours.

For the first time Maharashtra recorded more than 8000 corona cases on Saturday. The state has reported 8,139 new infections in the last 24 hours

India’s COVID-19 cases crossed the 8 lakh-mark with 27,114 cases and 519 deaths reported in the last 24 hours across the country.