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Mumbai: 3 more BMC-run vaccination centres inaugurated

Thackeray also urged the private hospitals and institutions to come forward and provide free vaccination. Through such initiative, the state will be able to reach out to more people, he added.

Mumbai: 3 more BMC-run vaccination centres inaugurated
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On Monday, August 2, Guardian minister and state Environment Minister Aaditya Thackeray inaugurated two vaccination centres run by the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) as a part foundation’s nationwide Mission Vaccine Suraksha initiative.

The two vaccination centres that were inaugurated include Adarsh Nagar near Worli Koliwada and Pratiksha Nagar in Sion. In addition, the minister also inaugurated and launched a special vaccination drive at Khambacha Pada in Aarey Milk Colony in Goregaon (East).

According to BMC officials, about 1.5 lakh people will be vaccinated free of cost through the three vaccination centres inaugurated on Monday.

Thackeray also urged private hospitals and institutions to come forward and provide free vaccination. Through such initiative, the state will be able to reach out to more people, he added.

Meanwhile, the Reliance Foundation through the H N Reliance Foundation Hospital has collaborated with the Mumbai civic body to provide three lakh vaccination doses free of cost to communities across 50 locations in the city.

Besides, the Reliance Foundation has provided free medical facilities to the doctors, nurses, staff and vaccines at the immunisation centres at Adarsh Nagar and Pratiksha Nagar, said civic officials.

On the same day, Thackeray had also mentioned that Maharashtra set a record by vaccinating 8 lakh beneficiaries on a single day.

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