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BMC begins testing hawkers, shop owners & transporters


  • The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation has begun week-long targeted Covid-19 testing of hawkers, shop owners, helpers and transporters in crowded markets, BEST and State Road Transport Corporation drivers to tap possible super-spreaders. 
  • With Diwali festivities over, the civic body expects a swell in cases fuelled by crowded shopping areas and public transport systems.
  • Additional Municipal Commissioner Suresh Kakani informed that the city civic body had set up 10 free testing centres in each of the city’s 24 civic wards.