Navi Mumbai Municipal Corporation (NMMC) issued a list of COVID-19 vaccination centres for beneficiaries on June 18. 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 at one centre only.
Few centres shall also be vaccinating students who are planning to travel out of India to pursue higher education. Besides, vaccination for 18-44 years of age and above will also be held.
Drive-in vaccination will be conducted while persons with disabilities will be given token on priority.
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.
The Navi Mumbai Municipal Corporation (NMMC) has already asked private hospitals treating COVID-19 patients to get all medical bills approved by the civic body at least 48 hours before a patient is discharged. But the civic body has already received over 1100 complaints regarding inflated medical bills since 2020 and now the civic body is auditing each complaint one by one.
As per the civic health department, the civic body has already received a total of 1,162 complaints regarding inflated medical bills since the outbreak of the pandemic. While in the first phase, the civic body had issued notices and directed hospitals to return 1.36 crores to patients. In the second phase, around 40 medical bills were audited and directed to return around Rs 40 lakh to relatives of patients.