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Mumbai civic body to set up 3 new jumbo Covid centres with 5,300 beds

Mumbai, April 20 -- In the coming months, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) plans to add around 5,300 beds by setting up three additional jumbo centres in the city. BMC said it has identifi... Read More


BMC forced to move patients due to oxygen shortage

Mumbai, April 18 -- In a first in the Covid-19 pandemic, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) had to move 168 Covid patients admitted to various civic-run hospitals across the suburbs, includi... Read More


Those returning from Kumbh Mela should be quarantined for 10 days: Mumbai mayor

Mumbai, April 17 -- In the wake of the rise in Covid-19 cases being detected in Haridwar at Kumbh Mela, Mumbai Mayor Kishori Pednekar said that those returning from Kumbh Mela should be quarantined fo... Read More


Mumbai Dreams Mall fire: Admin, MFB were aware of lack of fire safety

Mumbai, April 17 -- Nearly a month after nine patients lost their lives in a tragic fire in Sunrise Hospital located on the top floor of Bhandup's Dreams Mall, it has come to light that both the court... Read More


Mumbai civic body reverses decisions to convert Jaslok Hospital into complete Covid-19 facility

Mumbai, April 17 -- The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) on Friday reversed its order of converting Jaslok Hospital in south Mumbai into a complete Covid-19 hospital. The order was revised as ... Read More


Covid-19 cases have stabilised, next 15 days crucial: Mumbai civic chief

Mumbai, April 16 -- The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) on Thursday said Covid-19 cases in the city have stabilised between 8,000 and 10,000, and the next 15 days are crucial. BMC had earlier... Read More


Mumbai civic body to add 1,500 beds as Covid-19 caseload rises

Mumbai, April 16 -- As Mumbai's bed occupancy crosses 80% with more than 98% intensive care unit (ICU) and ventilator beds and 85% oxygen beds being full, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) ... Read More


Mumbai reports 7,873 new Covid-19 cases, 27 deaths

Mumbai, April 14 -- Mumbai reported 7,873 cases on Tuesday followed by 27 deaths taking the case tally to 535,264 and toll to 12,093. With this, the city's daily positivity rate fell to 15.96% that wa... Read More


62 private hospitals in Mumbai restart Covid-19 vaccination drive

Mumbai, April 13 -- The number of Covid-19 beneficiaries slightly went up on Monday as 62 private vaccination centres resumed vaccination with 39,300 beneficiaries getting the jab as compared to 33,25... Read More


Mumbai crosses 500,000-mark of Covid-19 cases, the quickest jump so far

Mumbai, April 10 -- The city crossed the 500,000-mark of Covid-19 cases on Friday, over 13 months after the first case was reported in March 20020. Of the 500,000 cases, around 100,000 were reported i... Read More