The state of Maharashtra has remained the most drastically affected state in the nations fight against the deadly novel coronavirus, with over 6,430 cases and 283 deaths, Mumbai has remained the epicentre with 357 new cases and 11 deaths as of today placing the number of cases in the country’s financial capital over 4,200.
Assessing the rise in numbers throughout the city, the Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai (MCGM) has identified and declared 813 affected areas as ‘designated containment zones.’ Noticing some improvement in a number of cases in certain areas of the city, civic authorities have begun to release some of the containment areas, with 83 out of the 813 mandated containment areas now released.
It is amidst this backdrop that ‘The Watchdog News’ has identified nine containment areas from the G-South ward in which no new coronavirus cases have come out, during the past 10 days. Correspondents from ‘The Watchdog News’ narrowed down nine areas, which were previously designated hotspots from areas under G-South Ward, as free of any new coronavirus cases, as of the filing of this report on 23 April, 2020.
These nine areas ranging from Adarsh Nagar, Siddhi Prabha Building, Worli Police Camp, Sati Aasra, Utkarsh Building, BDD Chawl, Lodha World One, Anand Chhaya Building Ahuja Building which house approximately 4,000 residents and sealed and kept under the vigilant supervision of the Mumbai Police following 48 coronavirus positive cases are now free of COVID-19 cases for the past 10 days.
As of now containment zones such as Worli-Koliwada, Jijamata Nagar, and Janata Colony will remain sealed until further instructions by the authorities.