MUMBAI: Amid prevalent chaos and uncertainty over access to the essential services and commodities during the lockdown, we bring you the latest updates from your city.
* ANI Update at 8.45am: Maharashtra reports six fresh Covid-19 cases (5 in Mumbai and 1 in Nagpur), says Maharashtra health ministry.
* Update at 8.30am: Thane Nagar Town police station cops controlled the wholesale early morning market by keeping distance amongst vendors and citizens purchasing essentials.
*The BMC asked food delivery apps such as Zomato and Swiggy on Friday to tie up with local grocery stores and deliver items that Mumbaikars may require in wake of the lockdown.
*The supply of vegetables and other essentials to Mumbai improved marginally on Friday.
*On Friday, Maharashtra Police chief orders cops not to use force on civilians on roads
*BMC keeps vigil as cases in tony parts of western suburbs go up
The upmarket areas of Bandra and Khar have seen almost half a dozen Covid-19 positive cases over the past few days. Civic officials said the most recent has been of a 39-year-old with a travel history to Bangladesh. The man returned to India on February 21. However, he showed no symptoms till recently and tested positive only on March 26. He has now been admitted to Bandra’s Lilavati Hospital.
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