Tuesday, August 3, 2021

More recoveries recorded as compared to new cases of Covid-19 in Maharashtra

In Maharashtra, more recoveries were recorded as compared to the new cases of Covid-19. About 59,500 patients were discharged yesterday across the state, which took the tally of recovered patients above 40 lakh 41 thousand mark. Similarly, for the third day in a row, Mumbai has witnessed slowdown in new Covid-19 cases. Recording a five week low daily caseload, Mumbai logged 2,662 new cases of Covid -19. Meantime, Mumbai will resume its vaccination drive for senior citizens and those above 45 years from today. AIR correspondent reports that, the Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai – MCGM stated that only those citizens who are to take the second dose will be vaccinated from today, at selected government and civic-run centres. The drive had been suspended since 30th April due to the shortage of vaccines.

The MCGM in a statement said that citizens coming in for the second dose should come to the centres with their first dose message or certificate. The MCGM will continue with vaccination for the 18 to 44 age group at five centres from this morning, between 9 am and 5 pm. It will only be for citizens who have registered and been allotted a slot by MCGM. For today too, each centre will have only 500 doses.

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