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Coronavirus: Latur reports first eight cases, all contacts of Tablighi Jamaat from Andhra Pradesh
Eight coronavirus (COVID-19) cases, every one of them connected to the Nizamuddin Markaz, were accounted for from Latur on Saturday. These are the main revealed instances of COVID-19 in the area.
"All the eight positive cases that we have distinguished are from outside Latur. They have a place with Andhra Pradesh," said Latur District Collector G Shrikant.
"A gathering of 12 individuals was making a trip from Haryana to Andhra Pradesh. They had clearly interacted with the individuals who had gone to the Nizamuddin gathering," said Shrikant.
He said the 12 people were stranded in Latur after their vehicle driver fled. "They were in Latur area for a couple of days. At the point when our authorities moved toward them, they revealed to us they were heading out to Andhra Pradesh, yet their driver had fled. We gathered their throat swab tests and sent them to the National Institute of Virology. Eight of them have been seen as positive," said Shrikant. Every one of them have been admitted to Latur Government Hospital.
No public celebrations of Ambedkar Jayanti, mark it at home: RPI(A)
The Republican Party of India (Athawale) Sunday asked its adherents, other ideological groups and social associations to observe Ambedkar Jayanti at home and maintain a strategic distance from open festivals.
Ambedkar Jayanti, the birth commemoration of Dr B R Ambedkar, designer of the Constitution, is held each year on April 14.
Balasaheb Janrao, general secretary of the Republican Party of India (Athawale), disclosed to The Indian Express, "Coronavirus cases have risen due to the Nizamuddin Markaz. A comparative thing ought not occur on account of Ambedkar Jayanti festivities," he stated, including devotees of Ambedkar should stamp the event at home.
Bringing up that the administration was putting forth all attempts to contain the pandemic, Janrao stated, "The flower garlanding of Babasaheb's statue is finished by government authorities in urban communities and at region levels. Be that as it may, Dalit pioneers ought to abstain from drawing close to the statues. On the off chance that the pioneers come, devotees will likewise accumulate there which will nullify the point of social separating,".
Coronavirus outbreak: 50 train coaches being converted into isolation wards in Pune
Upwards of 50 train mentors are being changed over into disconnection wards for COVID-19 patients at Pune's Ghorpadi Coach Repair Factory.
Authorities said the mentors, which are the primary portion of assistant, will have the option to house 800-900 patients and more mentors could be prepared as and when required by the neighborhood organization.
A week ago, the Indian Railways had declared that it would offer 20,000 mentors for transformation into seclusion wards the nation over, which could oblige up to 3.2 lakh patients.
The Railways has set an objective for every one of its 16 zones to change over the mentors into segregation wards. Authorities said the Central Railway has been coordinated to change over 482 mentors into detachment wards.
In Pune, the work is on at Ghorpadi Yard and the initial two mentors are probably going to be prepared in two days, said an authority.
Coronavirus outbreak: 3,000 undertrials released across Maharashtra, process for convicts yet to start
The Maharashtra government has begun discharging undertrial detainees on temporary bail from correctional facilities over the state, however convicts are yet to be discharged pending an administration goals.
The detainees are being discharged to decrease stuffing in correctional facilities the nation over with an end goal to forestall the spread of pandemic in jails.
As per the state government, just 11,000 prisoners in Maharashtra – both undertrials and convicts, who are imprisoned for lesser and non-egregious offenses with most extreme recommended discipline of under seven years – would be discharged either on temporary bail or parole.
Of these 11,000, at any rate 3,000 have been discharged up till Sunday.
"The way toward discharging the undertrials started in 37 penitentiaries in the course of the last a few days of March. Till Sunday, in any event 3,000 detainees have been discharged on bail. The procedure to discharge convicts will begin very soon. Of the evaluated 11,000 detainees that are to be discharged, at any rate four-5,000 are convicts," a jail office official said.
COVID-19: Three more deaths in Pune, toll at five, total positive cases jump to 104
Three more COVID-19 related passings were accounted for in the city on Sunday, incurring significant damage in Pune to five. With 21 people testing constructive for coronavirus between late on Saturday night and 6 pm on Sunday, the all out number of constructive cases has scaled to 104 in Pune area.
Pune District Collector Naval Kishore Ram on Sunday visited Sassoon General Hospital after two passings were accounted for there late on Saturday night and one at Aundh region emergency clinic on Sunday.
Dr Ajay Chandanwale, senior member of B J Medical College and Sassoon Hospital, said a 52-year-elderly person from Kasewadi in Bhawani Peth was conceded on April 3 with serious indications of windedness. His swab tried positive for COVID-19 the following day and he capitulated to the disease late on Saturday night.
‘Headache’ for Pune-Mumbai commuters, 190-year-old Amrutanjan bridge demolished
An out-of-utilization British-period railroad connect close Lonavala, prevalently known as Amrutanjan Bridge — which had become a 'migraine' for street workers among Pune and Mumbai — was obliterated by the Maharashtra State Road Development Corporation on Sunday utilizing controlled impacting.
Throughout the years, the Amrutanjan Bridge, which was worked in 1830, had gotten synonymous with roads turned parking lots among Pune and Mumbai.
The Pune-Mumbai Expressway, which is in any case six paths wide, must be confined to four paths — two on each side — because of the scaffold's columns.
Since the extension has been wrecked, plans for long-pending basic changes out and about right now be executed, authorities said.
8 foreign nationals with Tablighi link booked in Pune
The Pune City Police on Sunday booked eight remote nationals connected to Tablighi Jamaat, who were remaining in a mosque in the city, for infringement of visa conditions and resisting government request. The police activity came after headings from the Union Home Ministry.
Following a protest from authorities from the Foreigners Registration Office (FRO) of Pune City Police, a FIR was enlisted at Samarth police headquarters against the eight remote nationals.
As indicated by police, the eight individuals from Tablighi Jamaat had come to Pune on March 11. They didn't go to the occasion at Nizamuddin Markaz in Delhi. In Pune, they remained at different mosques in Khadki, Hadapsar, Kondhwa, Mominpura and Ghorpadi, said police. On March 24, they were tried negative for COVID-19. After the FIR was enlisted on Sunday, they were taken to community run Naidu Hospital for a clinical assessment.
Lights and sound: Pune marks #9pm9minute with diyas, candles, Bharat Mata ki Jai and ‘Go Corona Go’
On Sunday, the lights went out in homes across Pune at 9 pm as diyas, candles, cellphone lights and pixie lights went ahead. Head administrator Narendra Modi had asked Indians to "remain at home, spread the splendor and further the soul of solidarity" — however occupants in Pune and its edges additionally lit fireworks, yelled mottos and blowing conch shells — for much longer than nine minutes.
"With the diyas lit on our window ledges, a few of us yelled Bharat Mata ki jai and Go Corona Go. We were unable to meet since everyone is in separation however we ensured our voices brought through the quietness and strengthened all who heard," said an inhabitant of Spine Road, Moshi Pradhikaran, in Pimpri-Chinchwad. Comparative mottos were heard over the city joined by interpretations of Vande Mataram and Hum hongey kaamyab. In regions, for example, Pashan-Sus Road, youngsters participate with serenades of Ganpati Bappa Morya. "The bubbly state of mind proceeded for longer than nine minutes with melodies being sung in chorale by the old and kids from overhangs," said an occupant of Pashan-Sus Road.
At 39.7° Celsius, Pune records season’s hottest day
Sunday was the most sizzling day of the period so far in Pune with the Lohegaon meteorological station here chronicle greatest temperature at 39.7 degrees Celsius.
Numerous urban areas in Maharashtra recorded the temperature in a comparative range on Sunday as authorities at the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said summer-like climate conditions have set in over the state. "Day temperature will float almost 40 degrees Celsius throughout the following three to four days," said a senior Met official
Southern peninsular India has been encountering close to warm wave like climate conditions with numerous areas in Kerala and Karnataka revealing day temperatures near 40 degrees Celsius. Subsequently, twists blowing from these more sweltering areas towards Maharashtra have caused the abrupt spike in temperature here, said IMD authorities.
Volunteer groups, meals for security guards: How housing societies in Pune are dealing with lockdown
Indeed, even as the city has gone under a lockdown and dubious occasions lie ahead, lodging social orders are concocting special approaches to unravel regular issues. From volunteer gatherings for getting staple goods and disinfecting basic spots to preparing nourishment for assistants by turn, a feeling of brotherhood is seeing individuals through the emergency.
Konark Indrayu Enclave Phase I, a lodging society with 154 involved lofts on NIBM street, has thought of a framework wherein just a bunch of occupants go to the close by basic food item and clinical store to get the essential things since home conveyance has halted. This progression is particularly for the old who can't step outside.
"We have a couple of old residents who live here and since they can't go out, a few of us purchase things like milk, bread and food supplies for them. Thusly, just a set number of individuals go out and correspondence is done by means of the general public WhatsApp gathering," said Soumitra Sen, secretary of the lodging society. He said that since security monitors are on the job, their dinners are being set up by individuals from the general public.