Maharashtra reports 2,949 new cases

Maharashtra reported 2,949 fresh on Monday COVID-19 cases, taking the total to 18,83,365. The state now hosts 72,383.

The state also saw 4,610 downloads. With this, the total number of recoveries increased to 17,61,615. The death toll rose to 48,269 after 60 people died of the virus.

Here are some of the other COVID-19 and block highlights from December 14th Mumbai, Maharashtra, and the rest of the country:

Mumbai: DharaviThe COVID-19 count increases by 2; active cases at 13

The total number of coronavirus cases in Dharavi went to 3756. According to Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC), two more people tested positive for coronavirus in the Dharavi neighborhood crowds in the city on Monday (December 14th). Read more

IIT Madras has been temporarily closed after a major coronavirus outbreak

The campus of the Indian Institute of Technology, Madras (IIT-M) was closed temporarily after a major explosion of COVID-19 among students and employees. Read more

Mumbai: The city’s weekly COVID death rate falls to 1.87 percent

India’s financial capital, Mumbai, is showing some positive signs in its fight against Covid-19. There has been a steady decline in the weekly death rate and currently stands at 1.87 percent. Read more

Counterfeit vaccines COVID-19, drugs flooding a dark web: Report

With several countries including the United States and the United Kingdom now approving the use of Pfizer-BioNTech’s Covid-19 vaccine, cybercriminals have felt an opportunity to lure people to buy fake drugs on the dark net, a report from digital firm Check Point said. Read more

Five happy posts to create your day

In times of pandemic, social media allowed individuals to stay connected when it was physically impossible to do so. In addition, it also enabled users to give help when needed, or even share a few laughs. Here are five posts taken care of by us from the internet to create your day. Read more