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Delhi: 66% of corona beds vacant, 401 ventilators obtainable too – Home Health Choices

NEW DELHI: The occupancy of beds reserved for Covid-19 sufferers in Delhi’s hospitals has decreased to 34%. As many as 10,051 (66%) beds of the overall 15,301 are mendacity vacant.

On Monday, the info uploaded by the hospitals on the ‘Delhi Corona’ app additionally confirmed 401 ventilator beds mendacity vacant.

Beds can be found for Covid-19 sufferers even in company hospitals corresponding to Max Saket, Max Patparganj, Indraprastha Apollo, Sir Ganga Ram Hospital and Fortis Shalimar Bagh, amongst others, which had been going full till about final week. AIIMS (Delhi), Safdarjung, Lok Nayak and GTB had 115, 62, 1,360 and 1,243 vacant beds, respectively on Monday.

“New cases are decreasing and that is why the demand for beds has reduced. This is a positive change and if this trend holds for one or two more weeks, it would be safe to say we are past the crisis situation,” Dr Rommel Tickkoo, affiliate director, division of inside medicine at Max Saket, stated.

Delhi’s Covid-19 depend crossed the one lakh mark on Monday. But, on the brighter facet, there are solely 25,620 lively instances within the state. Out of this, authorities information exhibits, 17,141 sufferers are underneath dwelling isolation.

Nearly 5,000 sufferers, who’ve gentle to extreme signs or pre-existing sicknesses, are admitted in hospitals. And the remaining sufferers are recuperating at Covid Care Centres and Covid Health Centres which might be geared up with primary medical services. “A total of 547 Covid-19 patients are critical and require ventilator support,” stated a senior official.

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