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India reports 6,317 fresh Covid cases, Omicron tally at 213

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 India registered 6,317 fresh Covid cases and 318 deaths in the last 24 hours, and the Omicron tally has reached 213, said the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare on Wednesday.

With the addition of 318 new deaths, the death toll has climbed to 4,78,325.

Meanwhile, the Omicron infection tally has climbed at 213 across the nation. However, out of total Omicron positive, 90 have been discharged. So far 15 states have reported Omicron infection, said the ministry.

The recovery of 6,906 patients in the last 24 hours has increased the cumulative tally to 3,42,01,966. Consequently, India’s recovery rate stands at 98.40 per cent, the highest since March 2020.

India’s active caseload is presently at 78,190, the lowest in 575 days. Active cases constitute 0.22 per cent of the country’s total positive cases, which is the lowest since March 2020.

Also in the same period, a total of 12,29,512 tests were conducted across the country. India has so far conducted over 66.73 crore cumulative tests.

Meanwhile, the weekly positivity rate at 0.58 per cent has remained less than 1 per cent for the last 38 days now.

The daily positivity rate stands at 0.51 per cent, which has also remained below 2 per cent for the last 79 days and less than 3 per cent for 114 consecutive days now.

With the administration of 57,05,039 vaccine doses in the last 24 hours, India’s Covid inoculation coverage has reached 138.96 crore as of Wednesday morning.

More than 17.73 crore balance and unutilised Covid vaccine doses are still available with the states and union territories to be administered, according to the health ministry as of Wednesday morning,

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Mumbai: Technical snag at Andheri station, Western railway locals delayed by 15-20 minutes

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 A technical point failure at Andheri station has resulted into a delay in Western railway local trains by 15 to 20 minutes. The technical failure has caused delay to several commuters at peak hours on Tuesday morning.

The Divisional Railway Manager for Mumbai Division of Western Railway has tweeted on its Twitter handle informing the commuters about the said delay saying, “Due to technical failure at Andheri station all UP fast local trains are running 10-15 minutes late today (29.11.2022) Inconvenience caused is deeply regretted.”

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Maharashtra: 48-year-old woman dies after part of foot over-bridge collapses at Balharshah railway station

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A 48-year-old woman died and 12 persons were injured as they fell on a railway track after some part of a foot over-bridge (FOB) collapsed at a railway station in Chandrapur district of eastern Maharashtra on Sunday, officials said.

The incident occurred at Balharshah junction railway station in Ballarpur town, located around 150 km from Nagpur, at 5.10 pm, they said.

The FOB where the incident took place is connected to platform number 1 and 2 of the station under Nagpur division of the Central Railway (CR).

“A large number of passengers were using the FOB in order to catch a Pune-bound train when a part of it suddenly caved in. As a result, 13 people fell around 20 feet down on the railway track,” an official of the Government Railway Police (GRP) said.

The injured were taken to the Ballarpur Rural Hospital and some of them were later shifted to Chandrapur Government Medical College and Hospital (GMCH) and a private hospital, the district information office said.

“Of the two seriously injured, Neelima Rangari, a 48-year-old woman, died at a private hospital while undergoing treatment and another person is in the intensive care unit (ICU) there,” Chandrapur district collector Vinay Gowda said

The injured were taken to the Ballarpur Rural Hospital and some of them were later shifted to Chandrapur Government Medical College and Hospital (GMCH) and a private hospital, the district information office said.

“Of the two seriously injured, Neelima Rangari, a 48-year-old woman, died at a private hospital while undergoing treatment and another person is in the intensive care unit (ICU) there,” Chandrapur district collector Vinay Gowda said.

5 are being treat at the hospital, others discharged

Five are being treated at the GMCH, while others were discharged after preliminary treatment, he said.

Rangari, a local resident, was a teacher, police said.

According to the CR, the pre-cast slab of the FOB connecting platform number 1 and 2 of the railway station collapsed, but the remaining portion of the bridge is intact.

The railway authorities announced a financial aid of Rs one lakh for the grievously-injured persons and Rs 50,000 for other injured, CR’s chief public relations officer Shivaji Sutar said.

Ballarpur is around 12 km away from Chandrapur district headquarters.

Chandrapur Guardian Minister Sudhir Mungantiwar directed the hospital authorities to provide all necessary medical aid to the injured persons and ordered an investigation into the incident, the administration said.

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After two years of corona restrictions, Mumbai is now fully on its way.

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Two full years after the disaster of Corona, it is located at Joe’s (CSMT) in Azad Maidan, Mumbai. A three-day annual (Sunni) gathering is going to be held. Let us also tell you that this gathering has been going on continuously for 28 years, the most special and important thing of which is that people from not only the country but also from abroad come to participate in it.

This gathering is organized by Sunni Dawat-e-Islami, whose leader is Hazrat Allama Maulana Shakir Ali Noori.

This meeting which is to be held after two years in Azad Maidan, Mumbai. Its date 16,17,18 December 2022 has been announced. The bodies will start on the first day i.e. (16 December) 2022 immediately after Friday prayers at around 3 PM which will be for ladies only. And it will end at 9 pm.
Then 17 and 18 will be for men.

You should also know that this gathering will be the 29th (29th) gathering so far.

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