COVID-19: School converted into 400-bed hospital in Thane

Thane, May 14 () Considering the rise in COVID-19cases, the civic body in Maharashtra's Thane city hasconverted a school here into a 400-bed hospital, a seniorofficial said on Thursday.

Mayor Naresh Mhaske on Thursday said the ThaneMunicipal Corporation had converted a school building in thecity into a COVID-19 care facility in light of the rise incases.

This was in addition to 1,000 beds, which were beingarranged at a centre, apart from 600 beds reserved at varioushospitals in the city, he said.

As of Wednesday, Thane city had recorded 843 COVID-19 cases, including 37 deaths. CORARU ARU

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