Over 300 ICU, Oxygenated Beds Added in Delhi This Week In The Middle Of Steady Spike in Covid-19 Cases
As part of efforts to ramp up Delhi’s medical facilities to handle rising coronavirus cases, an overall of 205 ICU beds and 116 oxygenated beds were included in different hospitals in the nationwide capital this week, Union Home Ministry authorities stated on Friday. As many as 120 ventilators have actually likewise shown up from Bharat Electronics Limited in Bangalore to be offered to different hospitals, while authorities have improved the capability of daily RT-PCR tests in Delhi to 37,200
Since November 16, extra 205 ICU beds have actually been added in healthcare facilities belonging to the main and Delhi governments and private facilities, an authorities of the Ministry of House Affairs (MHA) stated. Entirely 116 oxygenated beds were likewise added.
Following an advisory, the Uttar Pradesh government has actually likewise directed study of all personal hospitals situated in NCR districts like Gautam Buddh Nagar (Noida) and Ghaziabad to know their capacity and the centers they are using to COVID-19 clients, the authorities stated. The Delhi federal government has actually also introduced a door-to-door study to find possible coronavirus clients.
On Thursday, an overall of 30,735 RT-PCR tests were carried out in Delhi and the number of RT-PCR tests performed on November 15 was just 12,055 The Delhi’s health infrastructure has begun enhancing after Union Home Minister Amit Shah chaired a top-level conference on November 15 and provided 12 instructions after Delhi saw a fresh spike in COVID-19 cases.
The spurt in coronavirus cases in Delhi has been witnessed because October 28 when the day-to-day caseload breached the 5,000- mark for the very first time and it crossed the 8,000- mark on November11 Delhi recorded 7,546 fresh COVID-19 cases on Thursday, taking the infection tally in the nationwide capital to over 5.1 lakh, even as 98 more fatalities pressed the death toll to 8,041
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