Leaving behind its previous record, India reported over 1.15 lakh COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours. According to the Union Health Ministry, the country recorded 1,15,736 new COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours

The Maharashtra government on Sunday announced new restrictions including a night curfew in the state and a “strict lockdown” over the weekends from Friday 8 pm to Monday 7 pm amid an unprecedented surge in coronavirus cases.

Mumbai on Friday reported over 3,000 fresh Covid-19 infections, the highest single-day spike since the outbreak of the virus in 2020.

United Forum of Bank Unions (UFBU), an umbrella body of nine unions, are on a two-day nationwide strike from March 15 to protest against the proposed privatisation of two state-owned lenders.

On Tuesday 849 cases were registered in Mumbai after 18,469 tests including RT-PCR and Antigen. But the city has reported more than a thousand cases in the past seven days when the number of tests was increased to over 22,000

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.