Coronavirus: Private vaccination centers in Mumbai shut till Monday
Mumbai : The coronavirus vaccination centers will remain closed till Monday due to insufficient supply of the vaccines in the state, said BMC civic body on Friday. However, the vaccination will remain open in all government-run hospitals and dispensary.
"Due to insufficient supply of COVID-19 vaccine, vaccination will not be available at the immunisation centres of private hospitals on April 10, 11 and 12, 2021," it said.
The civic body is scheduled to receive some stock on April 9 and then vaccination in private hospitals will resume, the statement added.
"99,000 doses of Covishiel will reach Mumbai late Friday night and they will be distributed at the municipal and government centres on Saturday morning," Additional municipal commissioner Suresh Kakani.
On Saturday, vaccines will be administered at state-run facilities between 12 noon and 6 pm. Centres that will vaccinate in two sessions - KEM Hospital, Nair Hospital, Rajawadi Hospital, Mahim Maternity Hospital and BKC Jumbo Covid Center - will continue the second session till 8 pm.
On Sunday, beneficiaries will receive the jabs from 9 am to 5 pm.
Meanwhile, Maharashtra has reported more than 58000 coronavirus cases on Friday. Pune, with 10,084 Covid cases, was the worst-affected district today, followed by Mumbai with 9,200 single-day infections.