🚫 In the wake of the resurgence of Covid-19 cases, the Mumbai civic body has decided to shut the iconic Oval Maidan here from Friday, officials said.
☝️ No sports or other activities will be allowed at the recreational ground in south Mumbai till further orders, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) officials said.
🗣️ “We have decided to shut the ground till further order as a preventive measure to prevent the spread of coronavirus,” assistant municipal commissioner of the BMC’s A-ward, Chanda Jadhav, said on Thursday.
❗ Located in the Churchgate area here, the Oval Maidan, where cricket and football matches are frequently played, witnesses crowds of sports enthusiasts during weekends.
🏃🏻♂️ A number of walkers and joggers also visit the ground every day.