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Delhi’s Private Hospitals Run Low On ICU Beds As Covid Numbers Show Upswing

Delhi’s Private Hospitals Run Low On ICU Beds As Covid Numbers Show Upswing

Coronavirus: According to the Delhi government’s Corona app, four of the five key hospitals in the city have no bed with ventilators available in the Intensive Care Unit.

New Delhi: 

The cases of Covid-19 are on a steady rise in the National Capital are rising as an emergent second wave of the virus make sit self felt in other parts of the country. Over the last 24 hours, Delhi has reported over 1,800 fresh infections and the number of active cases has crossed 7,000 — the highest since September.

But the city appears unprepared at the moment to deal with a major surge — some private hospitals have started running out of beds in the Intensive Care Unit for Covid patients. According to the Delhi government’s Corona app, four of the five key hospitals in the city have no bed with ventilators available in the Intensive Care Unit.

All eight ICU beds are occupied in the Holy Family hospital in Okhla. Fortis hospital and Max hospital in Shalimar Bagh and the Indian Spinal Injury Centre in Vasant Kunj have no available beds in the ICU either. Only one bed is available in Sir Gangaram Hospital.

News Source:- NDTV

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