Maharashtra State Road Transport Corporation resumes intra-district bus service

May 23, 2020
8:16AM

Maharashtra State Road Transport Corporation resumes intra-district bus service

@msrtc.inOn the first day of resumption of intra-district bus service in Maharashtra yesterday, only 11,151 passengers traveled by the buses of the Maharashtra State Road Transport Corporation (MSRTC). The state-run corporation operated 2,007 bus services.
 
According to MSRTC, on average six passengers traveled on each bus. MSRTC resumed operations after a gap of two months since lockdown came into force.

Intra-district bus operations restarted across the state excluding the Red Zones.

Meanwhile in Mumbai, the number of Corona virus cases in the Dharavi area increased to 1,478 as 53 new patients were found yesterday, while death toll reached 57 with one more person sucumbing to the disease.
 
Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation, BMC official said, 15 positive cases, which included a nine-year old girl, were found in Matunga Labour Camp within Dharavi since the previous evening.

Dharavi, known as the largest slum sprawl of Asia, has a population of over 6.5 lakh living in an area spread over 2.5 square kilometres. 

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