Belapur: Considering the large number of Coronavirus victims after March 10, Municipal Commissioner Shri. Abhijeet Bangar has Directed being, more effective implementation of ‘Mission Break the Chain’ has been started. Particular attention is being paid to the enhancement of hospital facilities which is an important part of this and prompt increase in hospital facilities is being made to provide adequate medical facilities to covid positive patients according to the severity of their symptoms.

To this end, the Covid Care Centers, which were temporarily closed after the spread of Covid began to decline, have been re-opened and Covid Centers are being set up in some new places.

In this regard, the 240-bed capacity Covid Care Center at Lord’s and Melbourne Hostel in Kharghar Sector 19 has been commissioned from 12th April. Similarly, CIDCO Exhibition Center, Sector 30, Vashi has a 250 bed capacity ‘Covid Care Center 2‘ next to the Covid Center with a capacity of 1200 beds. Thus, two new centers with a total of 490 cavid care beds have been started and patient admission has started from 12th April at both these centers.

Apart from this, furniture and other works are being expedited in schools of Vashi, Ghansoli and Airoli divisions of the corporation with a view to start covid centers which are being set up in some other places as well.

Abhijeet Bangar said, Navi Mumbai Municipal Corporation is expanding the necessary measures for the treatment of covid infections and the citizens of Navi Mumbai should take precaution at all times to prevent the spread of covid and should adopt the triad of mask, safe distance and frequent hand washing.