Phase II of Mumbai's COVID vaccination drive: 29 Private Hospitals to now administer doses

Private hospitals, including Lilavati, Breach Candy and 27 others, have been turned into COVID Vaccination Centres.

Private hospitals in Mumbai have been inducted into the coronavirus vaccination drive, to meet the increased demands of Phase II of the inoculation process. Flagged off on March 1, the second segment of the COVID immunity drive aims to administer the COVID jab to all people over 60 years and those over 45 with specified co-morbidities. Further, 29 private hospitals, including Lilavati, Breach Candy and 27 others, under the authority of PMJAY, CGHS or State Health Insurance Scheme (MJPJAY), have been permitted to work as COVID vaccination centres here. Check out the full list below.

List of Private Hospitals turned into COVID Vaccination Centres

Lilavatio Hospital, Mumbai

Following are the hospitals that have shown willingness to be a part of the COVID vaccination drive as CVCs (COVID Vaccination Centres) in Mumbai. All these institutes fulfil the criteria made requisite by the Government of India to function as CVCs and have been permitted to administer doses after a thorough assessment by the state:

  1. Sushrusha Hospital & Research Centre, Vikhroli
  2. K J Somaiya Hospital & Research Centre
  3. Dr Balabhai Nanavati Hospital
  4. Wockhardt Hospital
  5. Sir H N Reliance Foundation Hospital
  6. Saifee Hospital
  7. P D Hinduja Hospital & MRC
  8. Dr. L H Hiranandani Hospital
  9. Kaushalaya Medical Foundation Trust
  10. Masina Hospital
  11. Holy Family Hospital
  12. S L Raheja Hospital
  13. Lilavati Hospitals & Medical Research Centre
  14. Guru Nanak Hospital
  15. Bombay Hospital
  16. Breach Candy Hospital
  17. Fortis, Mulund
  18. The Bhatia General Hospital
  19. Global Hospital
  20. Sarvodaya Hospital
  21. Jaslok Hospital
  22. Karuna Hospital
  23. H J Doshi Ghatkopar Hindua Sabha Hospital
  24. SRCC Children's Hospital
  25. Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital
  26. Conwest & Manjula S Badani Jain Hospital
  27. Surana Sethia Hospital
  28. Holy Spirit Hospital
  29. Tata Hospital

File Photo: Breach Candy Hospita, Mumbai

The announcement followed the Centre's decision to include private hospitals in the vaccination drive, if they adhered to the established norms. Additionally, the Union has also directed to avail the facilities of all such private centres, associated with the Ayushman Bharat-Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana (AB-PMJAY), the Central Government Health Scheme (CGHS) and the state health insurance schemes to their full potential, in order to ramp up the inoculation process.

Adequate distribution of vaccine at all CVCs

COVID vaccination vials

Parallelly, on the second day of Phase 2 vaccination, the Central Health Ministry appealed to all states and UTs to refrain from storing, reserving or creating a bank of the COVID-19 vaccination doses. In an official review meeting with the states, the Centre reassured that there is no shortage of the vaccine, thus, adequate distribution of the COVID doses should be implemented at all CVCs, government and private facilities alike. Further, the Central Government has taken the responsibility to allocate the required doses to the states and UTs.

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