Maha easing of restrictions: Thane, Navi Mumbai in category 2

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(Eds: Adds Vasai Virar details) Thane, Jun 6 (PTI) A notification issued on Sunday put Thane and Navi Mumbai civic areas in category 2 of Maharashtra government's five-level plan to ease coronavirus-induced restrictions from June 7 based on the weekly positivity rate and the occupancy of oxygen beds.

The notification, issued by Thane district collector Rajesh Narvekar, placed Kalyan-Dombivali municipal limits in category 3.

The Thane collector's notification said specific instructions pertaining to each area would be announced by the respective civic authorities.

A notification by Palghar collector Manik Gursal said the entire district, including Vasai Virar Municipal Corporation limits, came under category 3.

Category 2 is for cities and districts where the positivity rate is five per cent and oxygen bed occupancy is 25 to 40 per cent, while category 3 comprises areas where the positivity rate is five per cent to 10 per cent and the oxygen bed occupancy is more than 40 per cent. PTI COR BNM BNM

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