Marriage registration service temporarily closed in Mumbai

Mumbai, 17th January 2022: In view of the rising COVID-19 cases across the city, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has temporarily suspended the marriage registration service.

“Due to the prevailing COVID-19 situation in Mumbai, The service will be resumed soon with the facility of appointment, date and time,” the BMC said in a press note.

The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation is also exploring the provision of a video KYC option.

7,895 new cases of Covid-19 were registered out of 57,534 tests conducted during the last 24 hours.

According to BMC, the total number of cases of the disease in Mumbai has gone up to 9,99,862.

During the last 24 hours, 11 people lost their lives due to this virus and the death toll has gone up to 16,257.

688 people were hospitalized in the last 24 hours, taking the total number of hospitalizations to 5,722. There are a total of 38,127 beds in Mumbai. The current bed occupancy rate is 15.0 percent. Meanwhile, 41,327 new cases and 29 deaths were reported in Maharashtra during the last 24 hours.