Navi Mumbai Municipal Corporation (NMMC) issued a list of COVID-19 vaccination centres for beneficiaries on July 7. The vaccination centres shall be open for those who want to take both the doses of Covishield while only second dose of Covaxin shall be administered.
Vaccination for 18-44 years of age and above will also be held.
Drive-in vaccination be conducted while persons with disabilities will be given token on priority. Besides, a special vaccine drive will also be conducted at three centers only for those above age of 60.
It also said that due to low availability of vaccine to the citizens coming to the vaccination center, priority will be given to the residents of Navi Mumbai Municipal Corporation area.
In wake of the possible third wave of COVID-19, the Navi Mumbai Municipal Corporation (NMMC) has increased Covid19 testing. Except for Sundays, the civic body has been conducting around 8000 tests per day.
NMMC is taking a number of measures as part of the preparation for the possible third wave. Last week, one of the five oxygen generator plants started functioning at a civic hospital in Vashi. The remaining oxygen generators will start functioning by July end.
According to a senior civic official, the civic body has increased the number of testing to ensure that the maximum number of people are tested in time and isolated if they are found positive for COVID-19. “We are also stressing on contact tracing and at least 32 people are traced to the infected person”, said the official.