BMC on Monday sealed Suniel Shetty’s apartment after finding Delta variant of Covid virus. Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) on Monday sealed an apartment in Mumbai where Bollywood actor Suniel Shetty lives with his family over coronavirus fears. According to a senior official of BMC, the actor’s entire family is safe.

The BMC reportedly sealed ‘Prithvi Apartments’ located at Mumbai’s Altamount Road after some of the residents of the building tested positive for Covid-19.

BMC assistant commissioner Prashant Gaikwad told, ” Shetty’s entire family is safe”. The civic body seals any building which reports more than five coronavirus cases as a preventive measure. As of 11 July, 68 buildings and five chawls and slums have been sealed by the BMC.

The Civic Body has further found that any housing society found violating its laws, they will be fined Rs 10000. Subsequent violations if found, the society will be fined Rs 20000. Assistant municipal commissioners have been ordered to ensure strict implementation of norms related to MCZs with the help of police.

As of now, delivery personells and online food delivery persons will be allowed in the society as per the society management rules. Residents of sealed buildings will be allowed to go out for emergencies with the permission of the society chairman, secretary and the police personnel deployed.

“Any asymptomatic positive patient in home isolation shall not move out of his/her flat. An FIR shall be filed by ward officials against violators,” the BMC said.

Mumbai recorded 555 new cases of Covid-19 on Sunday, taking the total number of cases in the country’s financial capital to 7,27,696. A total of 15 individuals succumbed to the virus in the last 24 hours.

Maharashtra reported 8,535 new Covid-19 cases, 6,013 recoveries and 156 deaths in the last 24 hours, as per official data.With this, the total tally in the state has climbed to 61,57,799, while total recoveries stand at 59,12,479.