Lockdown in 11 Thane city hotspots between 13 and 31 March amid spike in COVID-19 cases

All restrictions that were in place during the nationwide lockdown declared in March 2020 will be in force in the hotspots

Press Trust of India March 09, 2021 08:42:44 IST
Lockdown in 11 Thane city hotspots between 13 and 31 March amid spike in COVID-19 cases

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Thane: A lockdown between 13 and 31 March was declared on Monday in 11 hotspots in Thane city by the civic administration, officials said.

The order, issued by Thane Municipal Commissioner Vipin Sharma, said the decision was taken due to rise in COVID-19 cases in these areas in the past few days.

It said all restrictions that were in place during the nationwide lockdown declared earlier would be in force during this time as well.

As on Monday morning, the caseload of Thane district was 2,69,845, including 6,302 deaths.

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