lastminute newsICU Beds For Delhi Coronavirus Patients: 400 ICU Beds Added In Delhi, Says Satyendar Jain SonDakika-Haberleri.Net
Health Minister Satyendar Jain Sunday said over 400 ICU beds have been added for Coronavirus patients in Delhi.
He said the number will be increased further in the coming days as these 400 beds are part of a total of 1,650 ICU beds being set up in the city --250 in private hospitals, 650 in Delhi government facilities and 750 in those run by the Centre.
Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal had recently issued directions in this regard.
A government official said 29 ICU beds were added on Tuesday, 100 on Wednesday, 76 on Thursday and 206 on Saturday, the official said.
The AAP government had on Thursday directed private hospitals to increase the percentage of non-ICU COVID-19 beds from 50 to 60.
It had also ordered 42 private hospitals to reserve with immediate effect 80 percent of their ICU beds for coronavirus patients.
As the number of deaths due to COVID-19 mounts in the national capital, reports of burial sites running out of space have also emerged.