After reporting over 11,000 new coronavirus cases on Sunday, Mumbai witnessed a considerable drop on Monday with 9,857 persons testing positive for the infection. The caseload now stands at 4,62,302 with 11,797 deaths. Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray on Monday wrote a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, and urged him to allow COVID-19 vaccination for all above 25 years of age.In other news, NCP leader Anil Deshmukh stepped down as the Home Minister of Maharashtra on Monday after the Bombay HC ordered the CBI to probe the corruption allegations levelled against him by former CP Param Bir Singh. Dilip Walse Patil has replaced Deshmukh, while the latter is likely to challenge the Bombay HC order soon.

THE TIMES OF INDIA | Apr 06, 2021, 16:26:42 IST

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