Vashi APMC to close down from Saturday

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Mumbai: Cases of Coronavirus (Covid-19) is rising every day in India, and Maharashtra is one of the worst affected states in the country. Centre and states are taking important measures to stop the spread of this deadly disease. In another measure to keep a check on Covid-19, Agriculture Produce Market Committee (APMC) in Vashi to remain shut from Saturday (April 11). Recently, here a Masala market trader tested positive for Covid-19.

“Fruit, vegetable, onion and potato Association market have sent applications to shut the markets due to threat of Coronavirus. The administration has decided to shut the markets till further orders,” said Anil Chavan secretary of APMC.

Maharashtra on Friday confirmed 16 new COVID-19 cases, taking the total number of positive cases in the state to 1380, said the State Health Department. Three persons, including two nurses and a man, have tested positive for COVID-19 in Dadar.

Meanwhile, five more persons have tested positive for COVID-19 in Dharavi. With this, the tally of COVID-19 in the area reached 22, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) said.

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