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MCGM, Google Collaborate to Mark Containment Zones in Mumbai on Google Maps 

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Google-in-collaboration-with-Brihanmumbai-Municipal-CorporationThe Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai (MCGM) (also known as Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC)) has collaborated with Google to mark Containment Zones in Mumbai on Google Maps.

i.This will enable citizens to determine the safety of an area before travelling.

ii.The information to be provided on the platform will be provided by BMC.

iii.The Containment areas will be shaded in Gray on Google Maps, the shaded areas will be labelled as COVID-19 containment zones.

iv.The containment zones will be visible when the user enables COVID-19 info layer. The layer also indicates the number of new COOVID-19 (7-day average) per 100, 000 cases.

v.In addition, BMC has also provided information about civic-run hospitals and COVID Care Centres too.

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Chief Minister – Uddhav Thackeray
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