14-year-old Harsh Chaudhari, a resident of Virar, Maharashtra, has invented a unique wristband which can keep a person from frequently touching his/her face. Thereby, the device can prevent the spread of coronavirus. By wearing the band, the urge to shake hands with other people can also be avoided.
As the figure of coronavirus positive cases climb quickly in the district, with the densely populated pockets in Vasai-Virar municipal corporation emerging as the most affected zone, the Palghar district administration has barred refuelling all types of private vehicles at petrol pumps from 11 am on Thursday.
Due to people not following social distancing even amidst COVID-19 lockdown, all vegetable markets in the Vasai-Virar region will be shut for four days from Monday.
Three persons from Rajodi village in Vasai tested positive for COVID-19 on Saturday taking the number of cases to 14. Two deaths have been reported from the Palghar district.
To curb cluster infections, the Palghar district administration on Wednesday sealed several housing societies and areas in Vasai, Virar and Palghar and started doorto-door screening of residents.
Palghar district collector has warned villagers again the bamboo barriers they have placed near entry and exit points of their areas due to the fear or coronavirus outbreak. Such barriers are seen in Vasai, Virar, Manor, Satpati, Shirgaon, Maswan, Saphale, Dhuktan, Kharekuran, Bahadoli and other villages since the past few…