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BMC has sealed nearly 137 buildings in Mumbai

After a fresh spike in coronavirus cases last month, the BMC on February 18, has clamped down with fresh safety measures. Moreover, the civic body has also decided to register offences against people who violate safety guidelines.

BMC has sealed nearly 137 buildings in Mumbai
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The city has been witnessing a sharp rise in cases since February 9. As a result, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) had issued fresh guidelines to curb the spike of the coronavirus cases.

According to reports, it has come to light that currently a total of 126 sealed buildings in Mumbai. Out of which, there are 10 contaminated zones in slums and chawls.

Meanwhile, 18 buildings are sealed in Chembur, 16 in Bhandup, 12 in Bandra West and 12 in Lalbagh Parel, whereas, Andheri and Jogeshwari West has the highest number of 19 restricted buildings.

The highest number of buildings sealed are in Andheri, Jogeshwari, Borivali, Grant Road, Malad, Mulund, Chembur, Goregaon, Kandivali.

Moreover, 3,43,947 persons are under home quarantine, 3,482 others have been admitted to institutional quarantine centres. The COVID-19 recovery rate and fatality rate in the state stand at 93.94 per cent, and 2.41 per cent respectively.

After a fresh spike in coronavirus cases last month, the BMC on February 18, has clamped down with fresh safety measures. Moreover, the civic body has also decided to register offences against people who violate safety guidelines.

Besides, the BMC, which had launched “Mission Zero” last year, has issued fresh guidelines under the initiative as the city continues to witness a rise in positive coronavirus cases.

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