As the number of COVID-19 cases continue to increase in Mumbai, BMC has shifted around 50 OPD patients and their relatives from KEM Hospital under the Hindmata flyover.

Apparently, this is a temporary arrangement made by the authorities to reduce congestion in the hospital.

A majority of these patients are those from outside Mumbai and have come here for treatment. Reports suggest that BMC is providing them meals twice a day and has made other arrangements too.

Netizens are criticising the government for forcing these patients to stay on the road, when they could have shifted them elsewhere.

Some of these patients have reportedly also been asked to go back to their homes at a time when there are no means of transport across the country.