With the contemporary inventory of COVID-19 vaccines being made out there by the Mumbai civic physique, the halted vaccination drive will resume at 62 of the 71 designated personal hospitals within the metropolis from April 12, municipal commissioner Iqbal Singh Chahal mentioned on Sunday.
In Mumbai, 49 civic and government-run establishments are designated as vaccination centres whereas 71 personal hospitals have the ability to manage the anti-Covid vaccines.
About 40,000 to 50,000 folks will probably be administered the anti-Covid vaccines day by day in Mumbai.
The vaccination centres within the 71 personal hospitals stopped performing on April 10 and April 11 because of the scarcity of vaccines. The inoculation drive, nevertheless, continued in civic and authorities hospitals.
The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) had introduced that the train would resume within the personal hospitals after the civic physique will get satisfactory inventory of the doses.
“The BMC received 99,000 doses late on April 9. On April 10, 1,34,970 doses were received. The BMC received a total of 2,33,970 doses in the last two days. The civic body has disbursed some stock to the private hospitals. The vaccination will commence in 62 of the 71 private hospitals from April 12,” the BMC mentioned in a press release.
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