Maharashtra is having a tough time containing the Coronavirus. Cases are increasing rapidly every day, with almost 10354 cases reported in just the last three days.
Maharashtra struggling to contain the virus
On Friday, the state accounted for 3493 cases, thereby crossing the 1 lakh-mark in the total count. A report has revealed that while it took 77 days for the first 50,000 cases, the next 50,000 cases have been reported in just 21 days.
The last three days have been worse for the state. While it has clocked more than 3000 cases in each of the last three days, a total of 428 deaths have occurred due to the virus during this period.
Containment Zones in Mumbai
Mumbai is the worst-affected city in the country. The situation has been bad in the last three days in the capital of Maharashtra too. The total number of cases in the city now stands at 55,451.
Mumbai clocked the highest number of fatalities, for the third day in a row on Friday, with 90 more deaths, thereby pushing the toll to 2,044. On Friday, 1366 cases were reported in the city.
Declaring containment zones are the maximum possible weapon that is available at the hands of the authorities. In line with this, BMC has announced a total of 797 containment zones across the city. Some of them include:
- Police Quarters, M.R.A. Road, Fort
- Machchimar Nagar, Capt. Prakash Pethe Marg, Colaba
- Meherzin Building, SBS Road, Colaba
- Moti Chawl, Mohammed Ali Road, Masjid
- Chinchbunder Bit Chawl No. 6, Dr. Meisheri Road, Sandhurst Road Railway Station, Dongri
- Narayan Wadi, Khadilkar Road, Cp Tank, Girgaon
- Bit Chawl No.2 &3, Wadi Bunder, Love Lane, Jm Rathod Marg, Mazgaon, Byculla
Source: Free Press Journal