No vaccination on May 3rd for Mumbaikars aged 45 & above

BMC took to Twitter to share the information with a message that read, "Please note that there will be NO #vaccination for Mumbaikars 45 & above tomorrow either."

No vaccination on May 3rd for Mumbaikars aged 45 & above

The state government of Maharashtra began the third phase of vaccination on Maharashtra Day, May 1, 2021, where a few people between the age of 18 and 44 got vaccinated. However, following this, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC), on Sunday, stated that vaccination of citizens above the age of 45 will not be conducted in Mumbai on Monday due to the shortage of vaccines.

The information was shared on Twitter and via  statement which said, "Good evening Mumbai. Please note that there will be NO #vaccination for Mumbaikars 45 & above tomorrow either. Slots shall open at 7.30 PM tonight for the 18-44 year olds to book themselves for tomorrow at the same 5 centres."

The civic body, on April 30, stated that the vaccination will be held at five centres for in Mumbai - Nair Hospital, BKC Jumbo Facility, Cooper Hospital, Seven Hills Hospital and Rajawadi Hospital. As per reports, on the first day of the phase 3 vaccination drive, a total of 1,004 people were vaccinated.

Mumbai currently has a total of 136 vaccination centres.

On the other hand, Coronavirus (COVID-19) cases in Mumbai have reduced during the lockdown. The city on Sunday reported 3,672 new cases taking the city's tally to over 6.5 lakh cases. Meanwhile, with 79 deaths, the tally of the deceased has increased to 13,330. Currently, over 57,000 patients are active in the city.

While addressing the state recently, CM Uddhav Thackeray confirmed that the coronavirus spread across Maharashtra has reduced significantly, and this has been possible due to the lockdown-like restrictions imposed by the government. Observing the state, the government is not considering a strict lockdown, but has appealed to the citizens to follow the norms and guidelines as directed, and also register for the vaccination, as it helps contain the spread.

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