Heavy Overnight Rains Flood Mumbai’s Nair Hospital, A Covid Facility

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The Nair Hospital, a dedicated COVID-19 hospital in central Mumbai, has been flooded after heavy overnight rainfall in the Maharashtra state capital, which has reported more than 45,000 cases of coronavirus till now.

A video, shared widely on the internet, shows knee-deep water in a section of the hospital where containers can be seen floating with PPE-clad healthcare workers standing in the background. No patients can be in the area that has been captured in this video.

City’s western suburbs received around 150 mm-200 mm of rainfall, according to the weather office, at a time when the country’s financial capital is fighting coronavirus, triggering concerns of violation of government-mandated social distancing norms.

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