Corona virus infection is spreading rapidly in Delhi once again. Apart from the Delhi government, the central government also seems to be active on virus prevention. Meanwhile, the Kejriwal government has taken an important decision. The Delhi government has ordered 42 private hospitals in Delhi to reserve 80 per cent ICU beds according to the capacity of the hospital to treat corona patients.
Meanwhile, the Union Home Ministry said on Thursday that 500 isolated beds will be converted into oxygen beds at a Kovid-19 care center here with a view to enhance the medical infrastructure in Delhi, while the ICU beds in the last three days in the capital The number has increased by 150. The government has also decided to increase the number of daily RT-PCR checks in Delhi to 60,000 by the end of November.
A Home Ministry spokesperson said that 75 doctors and 251 paramedical personnel of paramilitary forces have come on duty in Delhi as part of efforts to increase Kovid-19 care facilities. Out of this, 50 doctors and 175 paramedical personnel have been deployed in Chhatarpur and Shakur Basti Kovid-19 care centers.
‘Delhi government is doing work at war level’
Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said on Thursday that his government was working on a “war footing” to increase the number of ICU beds in various hospitals, amid Delhi’s third wave of corona virus. Talking to reporters after visiting the DDU hospital, Kejriwal said that the doctors have agreed to increase the number of ICU beds in the hospital from the current 50 to 100. “I had a meeting with the medical superintendents and doctors of DDU. Currently 50 beds are prescribed for Kovid patients, which they have agreed to double,” he said.