Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) yesterday issued fresh guidelines for Mumbai amid rising cases of COVID-19. According to BMC Commissioner I.S. Chahal, a building will be sealed, if five or more Coronavirus patients are spotted in the premises.
The BMC said stamps will be put on the back of the hands of the patients staying in home quarantine. About 300 Marshals will be hired to keep an eye on people traveling in local trains without face masks.
Besides, Additional Marshals will be hired to keep an eye on violators in Mumbai. People returning from Brazil will also have to undergo mandatory institutional quarantine, the BMC said. Tests will be increased in areas where more patients are found.
Meanwhile, a one-day lockdown will be imposed in Maharashtra's Amravati on 21st of February amid rising Coronavirus cases in the region. All markets, offices, shops will be closed except for the essential services.