A Covid-19 hospital in Thane
THANE: Thane municipal commissioner Vijay Singhal on Monday said the civic body had made 8,000 beds available for Covid-19 patients and asked people for complete cooperation over the next fortnight to control the pandemic.
Thane district, as on Sunday evening, had 8,267 Covid-19 cases, including 256 deaths, and a lion’s share of the infections have taken place in Thane city.
Addressing citizens in a Facebook live session, Singhal said a dashboard giving information about availability of the beds in hospitals was released by TMC.
“We have a recovery rate of 45 per cent. We have 8,000 beds, 88 ambulances and 50 fever clinics in slums and congested areas,” he said.