Published On : Thu, Apr 9th, 2020

BMC to get 1 lakh rapid test kits from S Korea

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This is what Mumbai’s civic body, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation is doing to secure its citizens.
— The BMC will procure one lakh rapid test kits for COVID-19 from South Korea.

— The BMC makes it mandatory for people to wear maskis in public places. — It has declared 381 areas as containment zones to prevent COVID-19 transmission.

— It has ordered a ban on all vegetable, fruit markets, hawkers and sellers in containment area/buffer zone in Dharavi.
— The civic body has confirmed that door-to-door supply of essentials in the area will be done by later today or tomorrow.

The total number of positive cases in Maharashtra reached 1,297 on Thursday.