BMC Decides To Convert 5/4 Star Inns To Covid Care Facilities; Set Up 3 Subject Hospitals

Mumbai: Over 63,000 contemporary circumstances of COVID-19 in a single day have been reported, which has turn out to be a trigger for concern for the Maharashtra authorities. The BrihanMumbai Municipal Company (BMC) on Monday determined to transform 4-star and 5-star lodges as Covid centres. BMC has additionally determined to arrange 3 new jumbo area hospitals within the metropolis.

Municipal Commissioner I.S. Chahal mentioned that some 5/4 star lodges within the metropolis and suburbs are being taken over to create Covid Care Centre-2 amenities. 

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He was quoted by IANS as saying, “These will be dovetailed and run by professionals from major private hospitals. It will make a large number of beds available to new needy patients by shifting substantially recovered patients quickly to these CCC2 facilities to be managed by medicos”. 

The federal government will construct 3 new Jumbo Subject Hospitals at totally different places in Mumbai every with a mattress capability of two,000 together with 200 ICUs and 70 per cent oxygenated beds he mentioned additional. The variety of Jumbo Subject Hospitals as mega-Covid care amenities will go from 7 to 10 in Mumbai. 

The civic physique has already added 325 new ICU beds in numerous metropolis hospitals, taking over the variety of 2,466 now, whereas the whole variety of Covid beds within the on-line allotment dashboard has shot as much as 19,151 in 141 hospitals of which solely 3,777 beds are presently vacant. In every week’s time, the BMC will add one other 1,100 Covid beds together with 125 ICUs, he added, as Mumbai grapples with 91,100 ‘energetic circumstances’ or almost 20 per cent of the state’s 565,587 energetic circumstances thus far and including 9K-plus new sufferers each day.

Chahal additional mentioned extra Nodal Officers shall be appointed to the 24 Ward Struggle Rooms and seven Jumbo Subject Hospitals to work in two shifts – 3pm-11pm and 11pm-7am. Within the second shift all mattress allotments will probably be principally for the Jumbo Subject Hospitals with fast-track beds given all through the evening to the sufferers on arrival after assessing his/her medical situation.
“This will ensure that all needy patients shall get beds on fast track even during the night, besides during daytime. It will apply to even those awaiting their Covid test reports, or who have not got their tests done, but will be admitted to the ‘suspected category’, to ensure precious human lives are saved,” Chahal was quoted by IANS. 

Maharashtra on Sunday reported 63,294 new Covid-19 circumstances, taking the tally to 34,07,245. The state reported 34,008 recoveries and 349 deaths within the final 24 hours. There are 5, 65,587 energetic circumstances in Maharashtra, which is the worst affected by the Covid-19 pandemic. Round 27, 82,161 individuals have to this point recovered whereas the loss of life toll stands at 57,987.

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