Mumbaikars can call ward-war rooms for Covid-19 bed and ambulance in respective areas; check helpline numbers here

Amid a massive spike in COVID-19 cases in the city, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has asked Mumbai citizens to call a special war zone hotline number and rooms if there is a Covid bed or one in their respective areas Ambulance is required or stations.

Since the outbreak of the pandemic, the BMC Helpline No. 1916 has been dedicated to resolving issues related to Covid-19 and assisting citizens in providing details on the availability of beds and vaccination centers in the respective wards.

The BMC has published a list of helpline numbers specifically for the respective stations on Twitter. Look here:

Mumbai reported 15,166 new COVID-19 cases on Wednesday, the highest daily number ever and 4,306 more than a day ago, while three more patients succumbed to the infection, city officials said.

With these additions, the total number of coronaviruses in the city rose to 8,33,628 while the death toll rose to 16,384, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) said in a bulletin.

At 15,166, Mumbai has seen the highest COVID-19 cases in one day since the pandemic broke out in March 2020. As of Tuesday, the city had logged 10,860 cases, and the latest census reflects an increase of 4,306 cases, or 39.65. against percent in just 24 hours.

Previously, on April 4, 2021, during the second wave of the pandemic, Mumbai had recorded the highest 11,163 cases of COVID-19 ever.

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Posted on Wednesday January 05, 2022 8:46 PM IST

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