The transport body announced the move through its official Twitter handle @MumMetro.
“In continuation of our fight against #Covid19 and in support of Hon’ble PM’s appeal of #JanataCurfew, #MumbaiMetro. One suspends operations on 22/03/2020 (Sunday) for the entire day, to encourage people to stay at home and make ‘Janta Curfew’ an unprecedented success,” it said.
The Mumbai Metro One, which runs between Ghatkopar and Versova, is widely used by Mumbaikars to cut travel time between western and central suburbs.
Maharashtra has so far recorded 63 positive cases of Covid-19, the highest in the country