Mumbai Police has announced the updated lockdown guidelines which restrict the movement of people in public areas and transport while exempting those involved in essential services.
BMC commissioner Iqbal Singh Chahal informed that the number of beds available for allotment has gone up from 12906 to 15971.
Enforcement unit of the civic body raided the Unit II Market Building complex and sealed Vishal Mega Mart for not adhering to the Covid safety protocols.
Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray, who visited the spot in the afternoon, said there was approval for starting a temporary coronavirus treatment facility there.
BMC Commissioner Prem Chandra Chaudhary said that the reports of remaining three samples are yet to be received.
The civic body has ordered those who test positive for Covid-19 on the campus should be kept in isolation in separate rooms of a single hostel.
The government order has also affected other financial commitments of the civic body.
The civic body has no record or information of persons arriving in the city from high risk states
A petition was also filed in the High Court seeking immediate rollback of the decision.
The move triggered widespread resentment as many stakeholders and political parties vehemently opposed it saying it will increase the holding tax manifold and severely affect residents and traders
Sources said the vending zone in front of RD Women’s University will be demolished to pave way for a foot overbridge for the convenience of students as well as tourists.
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In September 2020, the BMC had demolished parts of Kangana's office in Bandra citing illegal construction.
Though more than 50,000 business units are functioning under BMC jurisdiction, around 13,000 units have obtained licence causing loss of revenue to the public exchequer.
According to the health department, Maharashtra reported 6,112 new COVID-19 cases, 2,159 discharges, and 44 deaths in the last 24 hours.
Chief Minister Uddhav Balasaheb Thackeray has instructed all to take precautions as the threat of COVID-19 is not yet over.