Maharashtra recorded 58,924 new COVID-19 cases, on Monday (April 19).  A slight dip in its daily numbers.

The Mumbai civic body has decided to convert the Jaslok Hospital here into a dedicated facility only for COVID-19 patients in the wake of a huge spike in cases of the viral infection in the city.

Tuesday announced a prohibitory order under Section 144 for 15 days across the state and said that the restrictions will to come into effect from 8pm on Wednesday.

Maharashtra Education Minister, Has Announced That The State Board Examination 2021 For Class 10 & Class 12 Have Been Postponed Amid Spike in COVID-19 Cases:  

As per reports by city’s civic body Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC), Mumbai reported 50 COVID-19 fatalities taking the death toll to 11,959. With the addition of today’s number, the city has reported 5,00,898 COVID-19 cases.

Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray has called an all-party meeting on Saturday, which will be held via video-conferencing, to review the Covid-19 situation of the state where the proposal of a complete lockdown is also likely to be discussed.

As the COVID-19 cases in Mumbai continued to rise, the authorities announced fresh restrictions earlier this week.