Lockdown: Public transport restrictions remain in Mumbai; shops, malls to reopen for maintenance

Updated: May 20, 2020, 11:01 | Sherlin Rajan
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    On Tuesday, the tally of coronavirus cases in Mumbai rose to 22,746 with the addition of 1,411 new infections, while 43 more deaths took the toll to 800 in the city, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) said.

    In picture: Volunteers of a community kitchen distribute food to migrant workers who are on their way to the hometowns at the Thane-Nashik Highway.

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    For the third consecutive day, Mumbai recorded over 1,000 coronavirus positive patients. Thirteen new cases were reported in Mahim which included five cases from the New Mahim Police Colony among other residential societies.

    In picture: Migrant workers queue up outside Dharavi police station to submit their travel applications to go their home towns.

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    According to the BMC, the number of recovered patients crossed the 6,000-mark and jumped to 6,116 after 600 more people were discharged from city hospitals.

    In picture: Scores of migrant workers gathered outside Bandra Terminus station after the news of a Shramik special train to Bihar was leaked.

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    A 26-year-old woman from the Mahim fisherman colony was also among the new cases. Three other cases were reported from Dadar taking the total count in the area to 176 cases.

    In picture: A child rest on its father as they wait for a MSRTC bus to take them to the Maharashtra-Madhya Pradesh border.

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    Maharashtra reported 2,100 new coronavirus patients, taking the number of cases in the state to 37,213.

    In picture: A woman cradles an infant while waiting for an MSRTC bus that would take them to the Maharashtra-Madhya Pradesh border.

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    Maharashtra health minister Rajesh Tope said that a record 1,202 coronavirus patients were discharged upon recovery from hospitals in the state during the day.

    In picture: Migrant workers show their travel application that has to submitted at the police station in order to get permission to go to their native places.

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    The minister did not speak about the number of deaths of coronavirus patients during the day, but said that Maharashtra's 'doubling rate' (number of days during which cases double) has increased from three days to 14 days.

    In picture: Dark clouds hover over salt pans in  Wadala.

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    Some 15,000 coronavirus tests are being carried out in Maharashtra every day, which was the highest in the country, the minister said.

    In picture: Migrants have a face-off with the police after reached Bandra Terminus after the news of a Shramik special train to Bihar was leaked.

     

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    Five companies of the Central Armed Police Forces have reached Mumbai to help the city
    police during the fourth phase of the COVID-19 lockdown, an official said.

    In picture: Migrant workers near CSMT station 

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    Maharashtra received nine companies from the Central Armed Police Forces (CAPF) including four from the Rapid Action Force, two from the Central Reserve Police Force and three from the Central Industrial Security Force.

    In picture:A differently-abled passenger, accompanied by a relative at the CSMT station to board a special train.

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    Meanwhile in Mumbai, apart from working on COVID-19 care centres, BMC is also making preparations to upgrade the hospitals Dedicated For Coronavirus (DCH) and Dedicated Corona Health Centres (DCHC). The DCHs and DCHCs cumulatively have a capacity of 6,130 beds in all private and public sector hospitals.

    In picture: Migrant workers wait outside CSMT station to board a special train to their hometowns. 

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    Over 1,100 police personnel have contracted COVID-19, of which 12, including an officer, have succumbed to the infection in the state so far.

    In picture: A woman and her children cover themselves from the sun as they wait outside the CSMT station to board a special train to their home towns.

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    The number of cases in Dharavi climbed to 1,353 cases with 26 new cases reported on Tuesday including eight more cases from Matunga Labour Camp.

    In picture: People queue up outside a shop selling homopathic medicines to buy their medicines.

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    Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray said that 1,972 persons have returned to
    Mumbai under the Vande Bharat Mission so far.

    In picture: A pick-up truck en route to Uttar Pradesh spotted carrying migrant labourers on the outskirts of the city.

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    In a statement, the Chief Minister said 1,972 Indians were brought back to Mumbai from 10 countries in 13 special flights, while at least 27 more flights were expected to arrive in the city.

    In picture: Labourers repair a portion of the skywalk outside Bandra railway station.

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    822 of these passengers were from Mumbai itself, 1,025 belonged to other parts of Maharashtra and 125 were from other states, he said.

    In picture: An unusual traffic jam on the Western Express Highway.

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    The Maharashtra government on Tuesday did not offer much relaxations in Mumbai, the COVID-19 red zone, for the fourth phase of the lockdown. However, it indicated that the city can expect some much-needed relief in the future, as it allowed shops, malls, establishments and industries to reopen for maintenance.

    In picture: Migrant workers wait outside Bandra railway station to board a special train to go to their hometowns.

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    During lockdown 4.0, the government has allowed e-commerce industry to deliver both essential and non-essential goods in Mumbai, but not in containment areas

    In picture: A BEST bus ferrying migrant workers to CSMT station

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    During lockdown 4.0, the government has allowed e-commerce industry to deliver both essential and non-essential goods in Mumbai, but not in containment areas

    In picture: Market road at Pydhonie wears a deserted look amid Ramadhan festivities.

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About The Gallery

The Maharashtra government on Tuesday did not offer much relaxations in Mumbai, the COVID-19 red zone, for the fourth phase of the lockdown. The Mumbai Police have got the assistance of five CAPF companies, which will be deployed at severely affected areas such as Dharavi in central Mumbai as per requirement,to help the city police during the fourth phase of the COVID-19 lockdown.

(Pictures/ Sameer Mankande, Suresh KK, Atul Kamble, Pradeep Dhivar, Bipin Kokate, Sayyed Sameer Abedi, Ashish Raje-mid-day photographers)