Considering the situation, a Pediatric Covid Care ward has been started at Jumbo Covid Care Center in Goregaon, an eastern suburb of Mumbai and 700 beds are expected to be added to it. This includes the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) and the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU), which will include a dedicated pediatric covid care ward with a capacity of 25 beds for the complete treatment of infected children.
Apart from this, BMC also plans to build four oxygen plants and maintain adequate stocks of medicines like Remedisvir and tocilizumab injections, masks, PPE kits, etc. So that when the third wave comes, efforts can be made at every level to stop it.
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