Due to COVID19, Mumbai is facing a lot of challenges. With the highest number of cases in the country, Mumbai is struggling to restart and getting back to normal. Therefore, there is a continuous demand to increase the health facilities in Mumbai in order to fight Corona.

As per our update, Maharashtra is Already Facing Shortage Of ICUs and Ventilators – Where Are We Heading? Perhaps, that is the reason why the Maharashtra government is gearing up to combat COVID19 in Mumbai.

What is the latest step of Maharashtra Government in Fight Against Corona?

Mumbai Gets 3,520 Additional ICU Beds Across Mulund, Dahisar, BKC, And Mahalakshmi

In the latest update, Chief Minister of Maharashtra Mr. Uddhav Thackeray inaugurated 4 COVID19 cure centers. The location of these centers is Mulund, Dahisar, BKC, And Mahalakshmi Racecourse. The entire capacity of all these 4 centers is to treat 3520 patients at a single time.

He announced this on Twitter while inaugurating,

Out of all these centers, Mulund alone will be having a capacity of treating 1700 patients. From these 1700, 500 beds will be reserved for patients from the region of Thane Municipal Corporation. – City and Industrial Development Corporation (CIDCO) have developed this center.

Whereas, the capacity of the center at Dahisar East is of 900 beds. – Mumbai Metro Rail Corporation Ltd – MMRCL is the organization we can credit for its development. At present, 7208 are vacant beds out of 19913 total number of beds in Mumbai. However, BMC is doing preparations considering the significant rise in cases.

It is noteworthy that BMC is distributing the COVID Care Centers (CCC) in two different parts. i.e. CCC1 and CCC2. CCC1 is for patients who are having a high level of Corona. Whereas, CCC2 is for the patients with a low level of COVID19.

Apart from that, most of the cases are asymptomatic. Therefore, people with mild Corona doesn’t prefer staying in these centers. Instead, they stay at home in isolation. With the state under complete lockdown till 31st July, let’s stay hopeful that we may get a low number of cases.