Covid-19 Fear: Bmc Seals 1305 Buildings In Mumbai!

Sun Feb 21 2021 18:19:22 GMT+0530 (IST)

Maharashtra, the severely affected state with the Coronavirus outbreak in the country continues to fear the respiratory disease. For two consecutive days, Maharashtra registered over 6,000 fresh Covid-19 infections.

Following the spike in new infections, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has sealed more than 1305 across Mumbai. The new development came after more than 2,000 fresh infections were reported.

The civic body BMC has confirmed the sealing of 1305 complexes in the city after 2749 infections were reported. These sealed buildings comprise 71,838 households

"A total of 1305 buildings were sealed in Mumbai after 2749 COVID-19 cases were reported. 71,838 households reside in these sealed buildings."BMC said in its statement.

The Maharashtra government has announced a new lockdown in several districts to curb the infections after new strains of Coronavirus were detected in Amravati and another region.

The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has issued a new set of guidelines for the public. Special Marshals have been appointed who were tasked to see that the public wear masks and maintain social distancing outdoors.