Lockdown is set to start later this week amid Covid Surge. Thane Municipal Commissioner Vipin Sharma issued the order and said that the decision was taken due to the rise in COVID-19 cases in these areas in the past few days.
The lockdown between March 13 and 31 was declared on Monday in 11 hotspots in Thane city by the civic administration, officials said.
It said all restrictions that were in place during the nationwide lockdown declared earlier would be in force during this time as well.
On Monday morning, the number of Covid positive cases in the Thane district was 2,69,845, including 6,302 deaths.