Mumbai: Within the wake of an alarming spike in COVID-19 instances, the Mumbai civic physique on Sunday mentioned it has determined to make extra beds operational in medical amenities treating sufferers of the viral an infection within the metropolis.
On Saturday, the town reported 9,108 new instances of coronavirus, the best spike in a single day.
“We’ve got operationalised an extra 3,000 beds in devoted COVID-19 well being care centres and devoted COVID-19 hospitals below the Municipal Company of Higher Mumbai (MCGM) in final seven days,” civic commissioner IS Chahal mentioned in a press release.
“The variety of beds obtainable on our real-time stay dashboard for allotment has gone up from 12,906 to 15,971,” the official mentioned.
Mr Chahal additional mentioned 4,160 beds have been vacant for allotment on Saturday evening.
“We areoperationalising an extra 3,000 beds (together with 400 in ICUs) within the devoted COVID-19 well being care centres and devoted COVID-19 hospitals within the coming seven days,” he mentioned.
Mr Chahal additionally famous that some sufferers have been turning into crucial by ready for his or her alternative of a medical facility for hospitalisation. Therefore, he appealed to sufferers to not await hospitalisation.
“They need to occupy beds wherever obtainable for quick therapy in the event that they aresymptomatic, because the therapy protocol is comparable all over the place and properly established now. Ample beds can be found in different hospitals,” he mentioned.
Mr Chahal mentioned they’ve additionally operationalised 30 CCC-2 (COVID-19 care centres) amenities for asymptomatic COVID-19 sufferers within the final seven days with a capability to accommodate 4,600 sufferers.
“One other 18,300 beds in CCC-2 amenities can be found in reserve with us,” he mentioned.
The CCC-1 amenities are arrange largely in inns and halls and should not have 24-hour monitoring facility, whereas CCC-2 are authorities amenities the place docs and nurses can be found round the clock.
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