BMC ready for third wave in Mumbai

by Web Desk | Published: 02-05-2021

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Mumbai: As the second wave of Covid-19s affects more people between the ages of 30-50, authority’s fear that children could be at risk if there is a third wave in the country.  With this in mind, Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray in a meeting with senior BMC and city officials discussed the need to prepare a complete plan for more treatment rooms in hospitals across the city.


During the meeting, which was held through video conferencing, the CM suggested that a separate control room be set up and given the responsibility of liaising with senior citizens, retired doctors and patients so that those with mild symptoms who need attention can be shifted to the hospital in a timely manner.


Medical experts said the possible third wave would greatly affect children, and the administration should plan ahead for such an event.  In addition, the authorities discussed the possibility of setting up more plants to avoid relying on external sources, emphasizing the need to provide adequate oxygen.  BMC will encourage major private hospitals to set up oxygen plants in their area. 


Municipal Commissioner Iqbal Singh Chahal, who discussed the steps taken by BMC, said that steps have been taken in various ways to enhance contact and coordination with the citizens through the Mumbai ward wars.  

All the updated information about the treatment was given to the relatives of the patients at the centre through the mobile app.  Rajesh Dere informed. The rapid decline in the health of mild and asymptomatic patients, as well as delays in hospitalization, have led to an increase in mortality, according to the Task Force.  Shashank Joshi shared.  He said senior doctors have been instructed to coordinate regularly with patients.