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Mumbai Metro resumes operations after 7 months

Source: ANI  -  Edited By: Roshneesh Kmaneck
Last updated on: October 19, 2020 14:42 IST
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Mumbai Metro resumed its operations on Monday, months after they were halted in the wake of the outbreak of COVID-19.

IMAGE: A metro train runs on the Ghatkopar- Versova corridor, which re-opened after being closed for nearly seven months due to coronavirus pandemic, in Mumbai. Photograph: Mitesh Bhuvad/PTI Photo

The Metro, which suspended its services in March, reopened with caution putting into place a series of measures such as thermal scanners and sanitisers among others to enable commuters to adhere to COVID social distancing protocols.

 

Meanwhile, Maharashtra government has permitted gymnasiums and fitness centres to reopen in the state from Dusshera from October 25, Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray's Secretariat said on Saturday.

IMAGE: An employee sanitises a platform after Mumbai Metro One Private Limited allowed resumption of metro train services. Photograph: Kunal Patil/PTI Photo

With 15,95,381 total cases, Maharashtra continues to be the worst affected state by COVID-19 in the country. While 13,69,810 patients have recovered from the disease in the state, 42,115 have died so far.

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Source: ANI  -  Edited By: Roshneesh Kmaneck
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