Complete lockdown in Thane extended till July 19

Complete lockdown in Thane extended till July 19

The cases of coronavirus are on the rise in the country. In India, Maharashtra continues to be one of the worst impacted states. Thane district in Maharashtra is no different. On Thursday, there were 348 new cases reported in Thane along with 16 death. The total number of cases in the area has already crossed 20,000-mark. 

As per Data released by the state health Ministry on June 7, 2020, stated that the number of coronavirus (COVID-19) cases in Thane district has crossed the 50,000-mark with two municipal corporations reporting more than 10,000 cases. As of Tuesday, the district had a total of 50,829 cases. 

Out of the 50,829 cases, a total of 11,243 cases are identified in Kalyan Dombivli, 12,568 from areas under Thane Municipal Corporation (TMC), 9,426 from Navi Mumbai, 6,763 from Thane, 4,995 from Mira-Bhayandar, 3,214 from Ulhasnagar, and 2,620 from Bhiwandi

Further, 19,459 cases have recovered and 1,381 deaths have been reported from the locality. Currently, approximately 59 per cent, i.e., a total of 29,988 cases are active in the Thane District.

In order to break the chain of virus and contain the spread, it has been decided by the Thane Municipal Corporation (TMC) to extend the total lockdown till July 19. This decision of extending the lockdown was taken on Friday afternoon. As per the order, the complete lockdown in Thane will start from 7 pm on July 12 and remain in effect this 7:00 pm on July 19.

Prior to this, TMC had imposed a complete lockdown from July 2 to 12 and now it is being extended till July 19. 

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