NSCI gets 33 new integrated ICU beds

Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has spent INR 64.35 lakh for additional 33 integrated ICU unit beds at its jumbo COVID care centre in NSCI.

NSCI gets 33 new integrated ICU beds

With active COVID-19 cases increasing in the city, Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has set up additional 33 bed integrated ICU unit at its jumbo COVID care centre National Sports Complex of India (NSCI) in Worli. INR 64.35 lakh has been spent on this integrated ICU care unit which has a remote monitoring and surveillance system installed.

Maharashtra has the highest number of COVID-19 cases in the country. In Maharashtra the maximum cases are centred in Mumbai. Furthermore, in the past few days, Mumbai has witness spike in the number of cases. BMC has provided jumbo COVID care centres in BKC, Mahalaxmi Racecourse, NSCI Dome in Worli, NESCO centre in Goregaon and the Richardson and Cruddas centre in Mulund.

Initially, 500 bed COVID care centre was introduced at NSCI, later on, 150 beds were added, so the total capacity now stands at 650 beds. There are an additional 40 ICU beds available at this facility. Now, 33 new beds in NSCI integrated ICU facility has been provided. As per the authority given by the Standing Committee, the Additional Commissioner has spent INR 64.35 for its purchase.

Mumbai reported 646 new COVID-19 cases, 775 recoveries and 19 deaths on Monday (November 30), taking the total number of cases in the financial capital to 2,82,460. According to Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) data, there are 13,880 active cases and 2,56,635 patients have completely recovered so far. The death toll is at 10,810 in the city. The recovery rate stands at 91 per cent. At present 18,96,225 tests have been conducted by the BMC. There is 434 contaminated zone in slums and chwals while 5,212 buildings have been sealed by the BMC.

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