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.