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Covid-19 India Live Updates: Over 14,000 new instances; no lockdown in Mumbai for now

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Coronavirus India Live Updates: New Covid-19 instances noticed an uptick for the fourth consecutive day as India recorded 14,264 instances within the 24 hours ending 9 am Sunday. With this, the nation’s whole stands at over 1.09 crore together with 1.56 lakh fatalities. Ninety deaths had been reported on Saturday.

Five states — Kerala, Maharashtra, Punjab, Chhattisgarh and Madhya Pradesh — have been witnessing an upsurge in day by day instances amid rising fears of the unfold of latest variants from South Africa and Brazil, whose first instances had been reported on February 16.

Maharashtra has re-imposed strict restrictions in 5 of its districts — Amravati, Akola, Yavatmal, Buldana and Washim — with a “partial lockdown” in two of them. Mumbai, however, will not endure one other lockdown and can as a substitute concentrate on rising testing and strict implementation of face masks, officers from BMC stated on Saturday.

On the vaccine entrance, 1.08 crore residents have been injected throughout the nation with 1.86 lakh doses given on Saturday.

Meanwhile, with adherence to Covid-19 norms, elections to six municipal firms are underway in Gujarat, the place individuals began queuing outdoors polling cubicles with masks this morning.

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Mumbai 1 1 A particular squad of the BMC nice individuals who with out masks inside Railway Compartments at CSMT station, Mumbai on Saturday. (Express photograph by Ganesh Shirsekar)

The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has no plans for a lockdown in Mumbai for now and can as a substitute concentrate on two interventions—elevated testing and remedy, and strict implementation of face masks in public locations—a high official stated Saturday.

Mumbai recorded 897 new Covid instances on Saturday taking whole depend to 20.93 lakh. Fatality on account of Covid-19, nonetheless, remained fixed at Three on Saturday. Deaths could rise within the coming days given the spike in instances, say docs.

Milk costs usually rise throughout summers, when buffaloes and cows produce much less, and ease in the course of the winter-spring months, once they calve and reach peak lactation.

This pure cycle has, nonetheless, reversed in 2020-21. Sanjay Belhe is immediately receiving Rs 26 per litre for cow milk with 3.5% fats and eight.5% SNF (solids-not-fat) content material that he’s supplying to the Shree Warana cooperative dairy in Maharashtra’s Kolhapur district. In April-May final yr, the dairy was paying him Rs 18/litre for a similar milk.

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