Mumbai's Wankhede Stadium is set to be used as a quarantine center in the weck of coronavirus pandemic. The Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai has directed the Mumbai Cricket Association (MCA) to hand over Wankhede Stadium, on Friday (May 15).
A letter issued by the municipal corporation to MCA to sought “immediate handover” of the stadium. The letter issued by MCGM assistant commissioner of 'A' ward stated, “The premises will be used for emergency staff of A ward and quarantining people who have come in contact with COVID-19 patients and are not symptomatic.”
"If you fail to comply with the above directive, you will be liable for action under section 188 of the Indian Penal Code," The order further states.
Mumbai is the hardest hit by the coronavirus with over 16,000 people have found positive and over 500 death have been confirmed so far. To tackle the situation, nearly 2650 quarantine centers have been set up in the city.