India, March 27 -- A little more than a year after Seven Hills Hospitals in Marol had to close down, it's been revived by the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) to run the biggest Covid-19 quarantine facility in Maharashtra.

Before Seven Hills Hospital could be turned into a quarantine centre, BMC contractors and hundreds of workers had a lot of work to do. "The lifts weren't functional, there was no electricity or water. The place wasn't sanitised and they didn't even have any PPE [personal protective equipment] for doctors," said the officer. It took 60 hours to make the hospital suitable to screen thousands of travellers every day. Dr Maharudra Kumbhar, officer on special duty, Seven Hills Hospital said, "We even had to get equipm...