Mumbai, Apr 22 (PTI) Following are the top stories from the Western Region at 1700 HRS.

·3-min read

BOM1 MH-OXYGEN-HOSPITAL-FIR Maharashtra: FIR registered in Nashik hospital tragedy Mumbai: Police registered an FIR against unidentified persons on Thursday in connection with the death of 22 COVID- 19 patients at a hospital in Nashik following the disruption of oxygen supply, an official said.

BOM9 MH-VIRUS-CURBS-TRAINS COVID-19:Rlys to limit entry/exit points at stations in Mumbai Mumbai: The Railways will limit the number of entry and exit points at stations in Mumbai to prevent unauthorised people from travelling in local trains, as the Maharashtra government's new COVID-19 curbs come into force from Thursday night, an official said.

BOM5 GJ-HC-VIRUS-REMDESIVIR Frame policy for Remdesivir distribution: HC to Gujarat govt Ahmedabad: The Gujarat High Court has asked the state government to formulate a policy for the distribution of Remdesivir injections to hospitals in view of the high demand of the key anti-COVID-19 drug.

BOM4 MH-HOSPITAL-OXYGEN TANK Nashik: Oxygen tank that leaked was activated just 3 weeks ago Mumbai: The tank from which liquid oxygen leaked at a civic-run hospital in Nashik, killing 22 COVID-19 patients, was operationalised just 21 days before the incident, an official said on Thursday.

BOM3 MH-REMDESIVIR-ALLOCATION Maha allocated 50 pc of daily Remdesivir requirement: Tope Mumbai: Maharashtra Health Minister Rajesh Tope on Thursday said the state is being allocated 26,000 Remdesivir injections per day by the Centre as against the requirement of 50,000 vials of the anti-COVID-19 drug.

BOM7 CG-VIRUS-BOARD EXAMS Chhattisgarh: Board exams of Class 10 cancelled Raipur: The Chhattisgarh Board of Secondary Education (CGBSE) on Thursday cancelled its Class 10 examinations this year in view of the prevailing COVID-19 situation in the state and safety of students, authorities said.

BOM8 MH-ORDNANCE DISPOSAL 1,600 tons of unexploded ordnance disposed of by Army Mumbai: As much as 1,600 metric tons of unexploded ordnance was disposed of by the Southern Command of the Indian Army to help civilian authorities in Mumbai and several other locations, a defence release said on Thursday.

BOM2 MH-LOCKDOWN-PM-SENA Shiv Sena questions PM's suggestion of lockdown as last resort Mumbai: The Shiv Sena on Thursday questioned the basis on which Prime Minister Narendra Modi suggested states to look at lockdown as the last resort, and said despite the existing restrictions the COVID-19 cases are not coming down.

BOM6 MH-FADNAVIS-CONGRESS Support Maha instead of doing politics: Congress to Fadnavis Mumbai: Maharashtra Congress chief Nana Patole on Thursday asked Leader of the Opposition Devendra Fadnavis to set aside political differences and support the state in its efforts to tackle the 'alarming' COVID-19 situation.

LGB1 MH-HC-ACTIVISTS Elgar-Maoist links case: HC to hear activists' plea on Apr 29 Mumbai: The Bombay High Court on Thursday said it will hear the petitions filed by activists Rona Wilson and Shoma Sen in the Elgar Parishad-Maoist links case on April 29. PTI RSY RSY