BMC to acquire 100 beds of pvt hospitals in each ward

The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation has directed civic officials to acquire at least 100 beds, including 10 in ICUs, of private nursing homes and small hospitals in all 24 wards of Mumbai in the wake of rising number of COVID 19 cases in the city.

This will facilitate availability of at least 2,400 more beds for patients in the city, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) said in a release on Wednesday.

Mumbai recorded 1,372 new COVID-19 cases and 41 deaths on Wednesday. – PTI