New Delhi: Amid rising COVID-19 cases, the Navi Mumbai Municipal Corporation (NMMC) has decided to impose a strict lockdown in 11 Containment Zones till October 31, allowing only essential activities.Also Read - Prithvi Shaw And Suryakumar Yadav to Fly to England on July 31 on Special Provision
After inspecting an APMC vegetable market in Vashi area, that sees around 50,000 footfalls daily, Navi Mumbai Municipal Commissioner Abhijit Bhangar said it was observed that some people were violating the COVID-19 prevention norms. Also Read - Why Some States Witness Rise in COVID Cases Again? Lockdown Relaxation Main Reason, Says Centre
“We will not tolerate this and we are once again warning people to abide by the rules or else, they will face stringent action,” he said, adding that the action is not meant to target citizens, but to give them a message to understand the seriousness of the situation. Also Read - Andhra Pradesh Lockdown: Night Curfew Extended Till Aug 14, Action Will be Taken Against Violators
List of areas where lockdown will be imposed till October 31:
Trimurti Sadan in Darave Village,
Vishal Pride at Sector 50
Deepsagar Society at Sec 19
House No. 758 at Sec 20
Shivshakti Apt at Sec 10.
Mahavir Amrut Society at Sec 19
Nivara Society at Sec 3
Omkar Society at Sector 10
Navi Mumbai has reported over 37,000 COVID-19 cases and nearly 800 deaths due to COVID-19.