Health workers during a Covid-19 check-up at a containment zone. Photo: PTI
with minimum exemptions in place in Thane
district, excluding city limits, and Navi Mumbai
municipal areas was extended on Saturday till July 19 due to rise in coronavirus
cases over the past few days, officials said.
The order for Thane
district was issued by Collector Rajesh Narvekar and Municipal Commissioner AB Misal announced the extension for Navi Mumbai, they added.
The "total" lockdown
in Ulhasnagar municipal corporation (UMC) limits, also part of Thane
district, has been extended by civic chief Raja Dayanidhi till July 22.