Mumbai: Thane Municipal Corporation starts virtual yoga classes for COVID-19 patients

Published: 21 October, 2020 10:33 IST | PTI | Mumbai

Mayor Naresh Mhaske inaugurated the virtual yoga classes at a hospital

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The Thane Municipal Corporation has started virtual yoga classes for patients at a civic-run COVID-19 hospital in the city with an aim to ensure their speedy recovery.

Mayor Naresh Mhaske inaugurated the virtual yoga classes at the hospital located in Balkum area here in Maharashtra on Wednesday. "Since the coronavirus infection also causes breathing issues, the introduction of yoga classes will help in the speedy recovery of patients," he said.

Till Tuesday, Thane district reported 2,01,734 COVID-19 cases and 5,100 deaths due to the disease, as per official figures.

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