BMC to spend Rs 104 crore on operation and maintenance of Covid-19 jumbo centers

Covid-1 Centers

The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) will spend Rs 104.89 crore on operation and protection of newly installed Covid-19 jumbo facilities. In anticipation of 1/3 wave of Covid-19, the civic body has made preparations of 5,908 beds such as 738 ICU beds and 200 for pediatric sufferers in 5 jumbo facilities. 

While paintings of 3 new jumbo Covid-19 facilities at Malad, Kanjurmarg and Somaiya Ground in Sion has been finished recently, the BMC has created a hundred ICU beds in BKC jumbo middle and 730 beds in Dahisar. Covid facilities at Malad, Kanjurmarg and Sion turned into built through Mumbai Metropolitan Region Authority (MMRDA), Maharashtra Housing and Area Development Authority (MHADA) and CIDCO respectively withinside the final 3 months. 

The BMC has finalised 5 businesses who will run those centers which additionally consists of imparting medical doctors and nursing staff. Earlier, BMC had invited expression of interest (EOI) for appointing organizations for operation and upkeep of those 5 centers. Agencies will appear after operation and upkeep for the following 3 months or until the time Covid-19 receives over. The BMC will spend Rs 104.89 crore on coping with those 5,808 beds. 


Experts and docs stated that 0.33 wave of Covid-19 should hit town in the subsequent couple of weeks. The everyday instances of Covid-19 in Mumbai have recorded a mild spike from three hundred to 450 within the ultimate one month. Experts have additionally warned that this wave will affect kids extra as they’re now no longer vaccinated. However, officers stated that the depth of the 1/3 wave couldn’t be as intense as the 2nd wave. 

According to the data, Malad jumbo middle can be the most important amongst those 5 with 2,170beds together with 190ICU and 1,536 oxygenated ones. Following this, 1700 beds in Kanjurmarg, 1100 beds in Somaiya in Sion jumbo middle may be set up. An inspiration of appointing groups for operation and preservation may be tabled in the Standing Committee for approval on Wednesday. Earlier, at some stage in the primary wave of Covid-19, the BMC had installed six jumbo facilities that had proved critical in combat in opposition to the pandemic.



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