Delhi govt so as to add 663 extra ICU beds in subsequent few days amid surge in covid instances: Kejriwal

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663 ICU beds to be added by Delhi govt in subsequent few days, says Kejriwal

Amid a sudden surge in coronavirus instances within the nationwide capital, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal stated that there will probably be an addition of 663 ICU beds by the Delhi authorities in subsequent few days, including that regardless of large surge in instances, the medical doctors within the metropolis have managed coronavirus state of affairs effectively.

There is a rise in coronavirus instances in Delhi however there are sufficient beds out there now. There may be scarcity of ICU beds however we’re wanting into it. There are numerous instances in Delhi, our medical doctors & well being staff are responding to it very effectively, Kejriwal stated earlier.

Earlier within the day, the Ministry of Residence Affairs (MHA) took a slew of measures put up a key assembly on the worsening COVID-19 state of affairs within the nationwide capital. From enhanced testing to growing ICU beds and conducting home to deal with surveys, the ministry has come out with quite a few selections that can assist convey state of affairs in Delhi underneath management.

The Indian Railways is making out there coaches with 800 beds at Shakur Basti railway station whereas medical doctors and para-medics from paramilitary forces will man the coaches which is able to act as COVID care-cum-isolation amenities. Earlier on Tuesday, Delhi recorded 6,396 contemporary COVID-19 instances, taking the an infection tally within the nationwide capital to over four.95 lakh, whilst 99 new fatalities pushed the toll to 7,812. 

In a press release, the ministry stated that the DRDO will add 250 ICU beds to its already present 250 ICU beds. It’s going to additionally create 35 BIPAP beds in subsequent three to 4 days at its COVID hospital close to Delhi airport.

“Already 45 medical doctors & 160 para-medics from CAPFs have reached Delhi for deployment at DRDO hospital close to Delhi airport and at COVID care centre at Chhatarpur. Remaining medical doctors and medics to achieve Delhi in subsequent few days,” the ministry stated.

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