Articles about Rajesh Tope
20 Jul 2021
Central team suggests total lockdown in 2 Maharashtra districts
A central team of experts has reportedly suggested a total lockdown in two Maharashtra districts, where transmission of the coronavirus has not stopped despite undertaking a series of measures.
22 Jun 2021
Maharashtra reports 21 cases of 'Delta Plus' variant
Twenty-one cases of the "Delta Plus" variant of COVID-19, considered highly infectious, have been found in Maharashtra so far, state Health Minister Rajesh Tope has said.
12 May 2021
Maharashtra may have over 2,000 cases of mucormycosis: Tope
Maharashtra could possibly have over 2,000 mucormycosis patients as of now, and with more and more COVID-19 cases coming up, their number is expected to increase, Health Minister Rajesh Tope has said.
10 Apr 2021
Formulate COVID-19 vaccine allotment criteria: Tope to Centre
Maharashtra Health Minister Rajesh Tope has urged the Centre to formulate criteria for allotment of COVID-19 vaccines by taking into consideration factors like population and number of active coronavirus cases of a particular state.
09 Apr 2021
COVID-19 drug Remdesivir's price must not cross Rs. 1400: Tope
The Maharashtra government on Thursday decided to cap the price of Remdesivir between Rs. 1,100 and Rs. 1,400 per vial with Health Minister Rajesh Tope calling for slashing the MRP of the key COVID-19 drug.
08 Apr 2021
Centre increases vaccine doses to Maharashtra; 'not enough,' says state
Even as the central government increased the number of vaccine doses to Maharashtra, state Health Minister Rajesh Tope on Thursday complained that the same was not enough.
07 Apr 2021
Maharashtra COVID-19 vaccine stocks to last 3 days: Health Minister
Maharashtra, India's worst-hit state in the COVID-19 outbreak, is fast running out of its vaccine stocks, state Health Minister Rajesh Tope said on Wednesday.
22 Jan 2021
After SII fire, BCG, rotavirus vaccine production to be hit
Thursday's fire at Pune's Serum Institute of India will impact the production of BCG and rotavirus vaccines in the future, the company said on Friday.
21 Jan 2021
Five killed in Serum Institute fire; Maharashtra government orders probe
The Maharashtra government has ordered a probe into the fire that broke out at the Serum Institute of India in Pune on Thursday, killing at least five people.
11 Jan 2021
Explosion in equipment could have triggered fire that killed newborns
The fire that took the lives of 10 newborn children on Saturday could have been sparked by an explosion in one of the radiant warmers kept at the Sick Newborn Care Unit (SNCU) of Bhandara District General Hospital, Maharashtra, officials involved with the probe have indicated.
20 Jun 2020
Coronavirus: Maharashtra plans antibody tests for frontline workers, tele-ICUs
To upgrade its plan to fight against the coronavirus outbreak, the Maharashtra government has decided to conduct antibody tests for all frontline workers.
27 Apr 2020
Lockdown exit plan to be discussed by PM, CMs today
Today, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will have a video-conference with Chief Ministers of all states on the coronavirus pandemic and the lockdown which is supposed to end on May 3.
26 Apr 2020
Coronavirus: India's death toll crosses 800; Maharashtra touches new peak
The total number of cases due to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) surged past 26,000 in India on Saturday. Meanwhile, the death toll due to the viral disease rose to 824.
25 Apr 2020
Mumbai, Pune lockdown may extend till May 18: Health Minister
Maharashtra Health Minister Rajesh Tope said on Saturday that the lockdown in Mumbai and Pune may extend till May 18.
23 Apr 2020
Coronavirus: 682 dead in India; over 21,300 cases reported
On Wednesday, the number of coronavirus infections in India crossed 21,000, according to data compiled from official state and union territory statistics.
14 Apr 2020
Coronavirus: SRK donates 25,000 PPE kits for healthcare workers
Bollywood is doing its bit to fight the coronavirus pandemic, and leading the fraternity is none other than Shah Rukh Khan.
06 Apr 2020
Viral message about phased lockdown extension by WHO is fake
Misinformation about a phased extension of the lockdown in India has been doing the rounds on social media.
22 Mar 2020
Coronavirus: CrPC Section 144 imposed in Delhi till March 31
Prohibitory orders under Section 144 of the Code of Criminal Procedure (CrPC) have been issued in Delhi till March 31 in light of the coronavirus outbreak.
21 Mar 2020
Coronavirus cases rise in Maharashtra, state headed towards Stage 3
Maharashtra witnessed a big jump in coronavirus cases, from 52 to 63, and the state is heading towards the dreaded Stage 3 of the outbreak, Health Minister Rajesh Tope said on Saturday, while urging people to maintain self-discipline.