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Dharavi patients get an exclusive 51 bed hosp

(This story originally appeared in MumbaiMirror on April 6, 2020)

The Times of India 6 Apr 2020 12:44 pm

Vasai man dies, 3rd Covid death in Palghar dist

A 60-year-old Vasai man died of suspected Covid-19 at a private hospital in Nalasopara on Sunday night.

The Times of India 6 Apr 2020 12:44 pm

Kolkata cops croon 'We shall overcome' to cheer up citizens

Kolkata: Not relying solely on batons and threats to make people obey the lockdown norms, the Kolkata Police is displaying its softer side by singing popular songs, inclu

Mid-Day 6 Apr 2020 12:13 pm

Coronavirus Outbreak: Maharashtra Cyber Police arrest 11 for spreading fake news, 85 FIRs filed

The Maharashtra Cyber Police have arrested 11 people and registered 85 FIRs against others across the state for spreading fake news and rumours regarding the coronavirus

Mid-Day 6 Apr 2020 11:19 am

Coronavirus deaths rise to 100 in India; 490 new cases in 12 hours

New Delhi: The Union Health Ministry on Monday said 109 deaths were reported across the country due to Coronavirus, and the total number of infected cases so far has rise

Mid-Day 6 Apr 2020 11:03 am

Coronavirus Outbreak: Couple married for 51 years die just six minutes apart

In an incident that would remind us of the sad ending in popular Nicholas Sparks novel ‘The Notebook’ where protagonists Noah and Allie pass away together in

Mid-Day 6 Apr 2020 11:00 am

Mumbai gynaecs grapple with moms-to-be

The last time Juhu resident Riddhi Ravel was pregnant, Zika virus had made the headlines. With all its mosquito-propagated viciousness on unborn babies, it had saddled th

The Times of India 6 Apr 2020 10:47 am

10 of family in Andheri test Covid-19 positive

Ten members of an Andheri family who tested positive for coronavirus over two days struggled to find beds in a single private hospital, indicative of what many could face

The Times of India 6 Apr 2020 9:38 am

Mum: Taloja jail says it cannot take more inmates

Fearing community spread of Covid-19 among inmates in the crowded Taloja jail, authorities here wrote to various district courts, including sessions courts in Mumbai, req

The Times of India 6 Apr 2020 9:20 am

BEST staff who don't report to work to face action

While a group of drivers and conductors of BEST have been ferrying essential workers for the last ten days, they are unable to get weekly-offs as a section of other drive

The Times of India 6 Apr 2020 9:16 am

COVID-19 impact: Nurse ostracised in Malad building for 'bringing threat to doorstep'

Seventy-two hours of quarantine were tough on 68 nurses of Kandivli's Shatabdi Hospital, but it ended on a positive note as their test results came back negative. However

Mid-Day 6 Apr 2020 7:50 am

Borivli DJ in home quarantine dies, BMC says suspected COVID-19

A 29-year-old DJ who had returned from Dubai and was in home quarantine for 13 days died suspiciously on Friday morning. The family claims that he didn't have any symptom

Mid-Day 6 Apr 2020 7:45 am

COVID-19 impact: Locked down, mothers unite on Facebook to tackle stress

Many women are having tough time handling the stress of juggling their daily chores with taking care of family members, including children who need to be kept occupied as

Mid-Day 6 Apr 2020 7:41 am

COVID-19: 24 hours after hearing about recovery, man's family in Vakola learns of his death

Andrew Fernandes's death in Miami, USA, on Sunday came as shock to his family in Vakola, who were, less than 24 hours ago, told that he was improving. Andrew, 48, was wor

Mid-Day 6 Apr 2020 7:33 am

COVID-19 in Mumbai: FIR against 10 Filipinos, including dead 68-year old

The Vashi police on Sunday registered an FIR against 10 Philippines nationals, including the one who died of COVID-19 for hiding information of their presence at Navi Mum

Mid-Day 6 Apr 2020 7:28 am

COVID-19 impact | Mumbai Police: Will track down everyone spreading hatred

The Maharashtra police have been cracking down on everyone found spreading rumours and trying to give COVID-19 a communal colour by sharing videos and pictures targeting

Mid-Day 6 Apr 2020 7:25 am

The White Ridge comes into view

I see you Dhauladhar, is the rallying cry across the mountaineering community. Avid climbers have been rejoicing about the sudden appearance of the Dhauladhar range withi

Mid-Day 6 Apr 2020 7:21 am

Social media will do what authorities cannot, says missing autistic child Tarun Kumar's father

With no updates of sightings of his autistic son Tarun, 16, who went missing from near their home in Colaba since October 1, his father Vinod Kumar Gupta has turned to so

Mid-Day 6 Apr 2020 7:11 am

COVID-19 impact: Chikoo farmers in Dahanu face 100 per cent wipe-out

Among the several industries hit by the lockdown are chikoo orchards in Dahanu. Chikoo farm owners, who were already struggling due to erratic rainfall for the past four

Mid-Day 6 Apr 2020 7:08 am

COVID-19 impact: BMC traces those who came in contact with Malad musician

A day after the 56-year-old resident of Malad tested positive for Coronavirus (COVID-19), people in the neighbourhood are worried about their safety fearing of contractin

Mid-Day 6 Apr 2020 7:06 am

Coronavirus in Mumbai: Contained residents to get supplies at doorstep

After a lot of confusion over the procedure to deal with containment zones, the BMC has finally come up with a Standard Operating Procedure (SOP). It mentions that as per

Mid-Day 6 Apr 2020 7:06 am

Coronavirus in Mumbai: Now, Worli's Jijamata Nagar slum sealed off

After Worli Koliwada, with 16 people suspected to have contracted the Coronavirus, Jijamata Nagar in the area has been sealed. A slum, Jijamata Nagar has around 4,200 hom

Mid-Day 6 Apr 2020 7:05 am

Coronavirus outbreak in Mumbai: Nine new deaths in city, toll hits 36

Even as the total number of positive Coronavirus cases in the city continued to rise, another nine deaths due to the disease were reported in the Mumbai Metropolitan Regi

Mid-Day 6 Apr 2020 7:02 am

Coronavirus outbreak | Tablighi Jamaat attendees: We pleaded with the Delhi government for help for 7 days

The Tablighi Jamaat has held the Delhi government responsible for the community transmission of COVID-19. The Jamaat's spokesperson Shahid Ali claimed that despite repeat

Mid-Day 6 Apr 2020 7:00 am

Coronavirus pandemic sends poverty stats soaring in UK

The Coronavirus pandemic is increasing poverty in Britain, where levels are already high after a decade of austerity triggered by the global financial crisis, according t

Mid-Day 6 Apr 2020 6:03 am

COVID-19: US President Donald Trump predicts 'a lot of death'

US President Donald Trump has warned Americans to prepare for the 'toughest week' of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic yet, predicting a surge in deaths. At his daily b

Mid-Day 6 Apr 2020 5:54 am

PM Narendra Modi ropes in heads of all parties to fight Coronavirus

Ahead of his meet with the floor leaders of parties in the Parliament, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, in one of his first such initiative amid the 21-day lockdown, on Sund

Mid-Day 6 Apr 2020 5:51 am

8 Malaysian Jamaat members caught while trying to escape

The immigration wing at Delhi's Indira Gandhi International (IGI) Airport on Sunday intercepted eight members of the Tablighi Jamaat from Malayasia as they tried to board

Mid-Day 6 Apr 2020 5:44 am

Don't ignore patients with underlying conditions

It was disconcerting to read in a report in this paper which said that a Worli hospital has been serving rice twice a day during mealtimes to diabetics. These diabetics h

Mid-Day 6 Apr 2020 4:24 am

A smoker rages against politicians

It is March 29 and I have been at the computer for a while, struggling to think of an opening line to the piece I am writing on India's Great March, of migrant workers wa

Mid-Day 6 Apr 2020 4:19 am

Mumbai: Lab technician tests positive, Dharavi at five cases

The Indian Express 6 Apr 2020 1:47 am

More nurses found to be positive at Wockhardt

Hospital now a containment zone

The Hindu 6 Apr 2020 12:31 am

Mumbai man claims coronavirus a government conspiracy; arrested

An official identified him as Shamim Iftekhar Khan, a resident of Qureshi Nagar in Kurla East.

The New Indian Express 5 Apr 2020 10:36 pm