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More Than 2 lakh people have been kept in Quarantine in Kandivali, Borivali and Dahisar

More than 2 lakh people who have come in contact with COVID-19 positive patients have been identified and kept in quarantine.

More Than 2 lakh people have been kept in Quarantine in Kandivali, Borivali and Dahisar
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The number of coronavirus positive cases in Mumbai have been increasing constantly. As per reports, the maximum number of positive patients are being recorded in suburban areas of Kandivali, Borivali and Dahisar. More than 2 lakh people have been kept in quartine in this area. The reason to keep them in quarantine is that they had come in close contact with COVID-19 positive patients. 

In the suburban areas of Kandivali, Borivali and Dahisar the number of COVID-19 patients had been rising since June. Looking at the situation the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) and the police decided to implement lockdown in these areas in order to contain the spreading of the virus. They also identified people that have come in contact with any positive patient and kept them in quarantine to break the chain of spreading. 

Society officials have also given the responsibility to ensure that if a positive case is found in a completely or partially sealed building, they should take all possible precautions to ensure that the virus does not spread further. 

Apart from contact tracing, the authorities are also aggressively screening people in this area through various activities like health checkups, fever clinics and other initiatives taken by the authorities. More than 4 lakh people have been tested for COVID-19. 4,022 people showed symptoms of COVID-19 and  802 people were tested positive for COVID-19.

 41,439 senior citizens were also tested, 183 were found to have oxygen deficiency and 174 senior citizens were sent to the hospital for treatment. Due to the efforts that the authorities are taking, the doubling rate in Mumbai is 47 days, whereas the doubling rate in this area is 26.53 days.

Also read: Maharashtra Records 6,875 New Cases Of COVID-19

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