COVID-19 tests in Mumbai to be doubled from 25,000 to 50,000 per day, says BMC
It was additionally determined to enhance the day by day COVID-19 vaccination goal in the metropolis to one lakh after the variety of inoculation centres in the non-public sector had been elevated from 59 to 80
Mumbai: The Brihanmumbai Municipal Company on Friday determined to double the variety of COVID-19 tests from 25,000 per day now to 50,000, the choice approaching a day when Mumbai reported a report 3,062 instances, officers mentioned.
The choice was taken after a digital assembly chaired by Mumbai civic commissioner Iqbal Singh Chahal, they added.
It was additionally determined to enhance the day by day COVID-19 vaccination goal in the metropolis to one lakh, because the variety of inoculation centres in the non-public sector had been elevated from 59 to 80, the officers knowledgeable.
A BMC launch mentioned Chahal requested non-public hospitals offering COVID-19 therapy to take the consent of affected person or kin earlier than administering expensive medicines and line of therapy in order that disputes on payments might be averted.
It added that the BMC would appoint two auditors at non-public hospitals for verification of payments and complaints centred round them.
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