Delhi Government has issued an order directing 115 personal hospitals to order 50 per cent of their complete ICU and ward mattress capability for Covid-19 sufferers amid the huge spike in coronavirus instances.

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PUBLISHED ON APR 09, 2021 08:32 AM IST

At least 37 docs of Delhi’s Sir Gangaram Hospital have examined constructive for coronavirus, as per the hospital sources on Thursday.

” 37 doctors of the hospital have tested positive for Covid-19 while treating Covid-19 patients at Sir Ganga Ram Hospital. A majority of these Health Care Warriors have mild symptoms. 32 doctors are in home isolation and 5 are admitted in the hospital”, knowledgeable hospital sources.

Meanwhile, Delhi Government has issued an order directing 115 personal hospitals to order 50 per cent of their complete ICU and ward mattress capability for Covid-19 sufferers amid the huge spike in coronavirus instances.

Also, Delhi Government ordered a rise within the complete variety of beds reserved for Covid-19 sufferers from presently 1000 to 1500 at Lok Nayak Hospital and from 500 to 1000 at GTB Hospital.

It additionally ordered Dental and Ayush docs to be deployed at Covid-19 hospitals in Delhi.

In view of the rising variety of Covid-19 instances, Prime Minister Narendra Modi at this time held a gathering with chief ministers amid a spike in Covid-19 instances in a number of states.

“The number of tests being done on daily basis needs to be significantly increased with the aim to reduce positivity to 5% or less, with focused and targeted testing in containment zones and areas where clusters of cases are being reported,” mentioned PM Modi throughout a gathering with Chief Ministers.

Delhi reported a major spike in new Covid-19 instances by registering as many as 7,437 contemporary instances and 24 associated deaths in final 24 hours, the well being division knowledgeable on Thursday night. 5,506 instances had been reported on Wednesday.

Thursday’s spike was the very best single-day rise witnessed in Delhi since November 19 final 12 months when 7,546 Covid-19 instances had been registered.

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