The coronavirus-induced lockdown
has been extended till August 31 in the containment zones of Maharashtra's Thane district, a senior official said on Saturday.
In a video address, district collector Rajesh Narvekar said concessions granted to the non-containment zones and the state government's guidelines will be applicable to Thane rural, municipal council and Nagar Panchayat limits.
Meanwhile, as many as 132 cases of COVID-19 were detected in Majiwada-Manpada locality of Thane city on Friday, deputy commissioner of Thane Municipal Corporation Sandeep Malavi said.
Of these, at least 86 cases were detected from a construction site of a housing complex, he said.
The construction firm had conducted RTPCR tests on 536 employees, of which 86 tested positive for the infection, the official said.
As on Friday, the COVID-19 cases in Thane district stood at 85,956, while the toll was at 2,365.
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