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BMC’s new initiative let’s youngsters get COVID-19 vaccination at their faculty; test particulars right here

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Mumbai: The Brihanmumbai Municipal Company (BMC) on Thursday launched an initiative for youngsters to get vaccinated at their schools in a comparatively recognized atmosphere.

A request letter from School director or Principal with the variety of beneficiaries to be inoculated will be mailed to

“MCGM proudly collaborates with @projectmumbai1 and @joshishishir to create at-your-college-doorstep vaccination for youngsters (age 15 to 18). School principals can avail of this free service by sending e-mail on”, the civic physique tweeted.

Within the ongoing vaccination drive,, 23,03,040 people aged between 15-18 years have acquired the primary COVID-19 vaccine dose.

In the meantime, Mumbai on Wednesday, January 12 reported greater than 16,000 COVID-19 circumstances, an increase of practically 5,000 from yesterday. Within the final 24-hours, the town reported 16,420 circumstances taking the tally to 9,56,287. Nonetheless, 84 p.c of sufferers are asymptomatic.

The variety of COVID-19 circumstances in Mumbai is more likely to see a spike on account of a latest change in nationwide testing pointers, Brihanmumbai Municipal Company (BMC) chief Iqbal Singh Chahal stated on Wednesday.

The Maharashtra cupboard chaired by Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray admitted that the COVID-19 state of affairs within the state was alarming and determined to deal with monitoring, tracing, testing and vaccination and above all strict implementation of curbs launched to regulate crowding. The state has 2,06,046 energetic COVID-19 circumstances and weekly positivity fee of 21.39%.

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Printed on: Thursday, January 13, 2022, 12:58 PM IST

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