On April 25, 2021, Mumbai reproted 5,542 fresh COVID-19 cases, taking the overall number of cases to 6,27,651. Being one of the most affected states, Maharashtra reported daily records of COVID-19 deaths, resgitering total 832 fatalities. However, on a positive note, the daily detection of infected cases saw a slight dip on April 25 with 66,191 cases, which is down from 67,160 cases on April 24, 2021.
26 Apr 07:19 PMFunctional CVCs: BMC
Malwani govt hospital (Malad), Appapada Maternity Home (Malad), Ramabai Thackeray Maternity Home (Ghatkopar), Ganesh Nagar Health Post (Ghatkopar), Mumbai Port Trust (Wadala), all the 5 centres are administering COVISHIELD.
Shivam Hospital CVC (Khandiwali West), and Surana Sethia (Chembur) are also functional. They have been administering both the doses of Covishield and 2nd dose of COVAXIN. Sant Muktabai Gen. Hospital CVC (Bharve Nagar) is also functional and is administering Covishield.
26 Apr 05:53 PMMumbai's G/North ward witnesses a dip in COVID-19 cases
After the city witnessed a steep curve in positive cases, Mumbai's G/North ward has reported a dip in the fresh cases on April 26, 2021, as it reported 95 cases against the 135 cases on April 25. Mumbai's G/North ward include areas such as Dharavi, Mahim and Dadar. Dharavi recorded 25 new cases, Mahim recorded 39 cases and Dadar recorded 30 new cases.
26 Apr 03:00 PM1100 Sepcial Police Officers appointed to help during COVID-19 pandemic
The Mumbai Police PRO S Chaitnaya has informed that 1100 Special Police officers were appointed by Mumbai Police who have been helping amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic in the city.
Mumbai Police have appointed 1100 special police officers who are helping it during the COVID-19 pandemic: Mumbai Police PRO S Chaitanya— ANI (@ANI) April 26, 2021
26 Apr 01:26 PMOxygen express train from reaches Mumbai from Gujarat
The first oxygen train with three tankers has reached Mumbai from Gujarat on the morning of April 26. The news was shared by the Western Railway CROP who informed that three tankers with liquid medical oxygen has reached the city.
26 Apr 01:09 PMMumbai gets 94 vaccination centres
As per the media reports, 94 vaccination centres have been opened in Mumbai from April 26, 2021. The centres will help in facilitating the vaccination drive in the city, which has been reporting major surge in COVID-19 cases.
26 Apr 12:08 PMBMC receives 1.5 lakh vaccines
BMC has recieved 1.5 lakh Corovirus vaccines in order to ensure that the vaccination drive runs smoothly in the city. Becuase of the limited stock, indegenously developed COVAXIN will only be available at the selected centres in Mumbai.
BMC has received 1.5L vaccines today— ???? Mumbai, ???? BMC (@mybmc) April 25, 2021
New stock will ensure smooth vaccination process at most CVCs for at least next 3 days
Owing to limited stock, Covaxin will be available at select centres for 2nd dose
Expect delayed starting of vaccination tomorrow. Cooperation requested.
26 Apr 11:59 AMBollywood Actor Salman Khan distributes food packets to COVID-19 frontline workers
Bollywood actor Salman Khan distributed around 5,000 food packets to the COVID-19 frontline workers which include medical personeel, BMC staff, police who have been fighting continuoulsy against the pandemic. The actor before handing out the packets, tasted them to ensure the quality. he went to the Bandra based resturant to supervise the delivery of food packets.