The Times of India Mumbai|July 12, 2020
Navi Mumbai, Shahpur, Murbad, Ambernath, Kulgaon and Badlapur will be under lockdown till July 19. Ulhasnagar will be shut till July 22, while Panvel, which is under lockdown till Monday, is still to announce an extension. Vasai-Virar has been spared another round of lockdown so far.
While residents, local traders and elected representatives criticized extension of the lockdown in MMR and in Thane rural, civic officials said breaking the transmission chain of Covid-19 requires people to stay indoors. They said a lockdown, coupled with increased testing, will help improve the case doubling rate.
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July 12, 2020