Today, Mumbai saw 1,377 new Covid-19 cases and one death, while Maharashtra saw 2,172 new cases. 338 patients were discharged after recovery, according to BMC. Mumbai has been contributing more than 55% of the state’s Covid-19 total since yesterday.
Meanwhile, PTI reported that at least 18 female MBBS students at the Government Medical College in Miraj, Sangli, have tested positive for coronavirus infection. All of the afflicted students were adequately vaccinated, according to a top official.
Varsha Gaikwad, the Maharashtra School Education Minister, announced on Tuesday that she had tested positive for the coronavirus. The minister, who acquired the virus last year as well, had been attending the state Legislature’s ongoing winter session and answered questions about her ministry in the state Legislative Council on Monday.
In other events, sources indicated on Monday that the Maharashtra administration is planning to hold the Assembly speaker’s election on Tuesday, the last day of the current winter session. The news comes amid allegations that Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari has turned down the state government’s request to hold the speaker’s election during the state legislature’s winter session.
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