Press Reporter News Service
Chandigarh, April 28
PGI Director Dr Jagat Ram right this moment said that the medical institute has run out of ICU beds devoted to Covid-19 sufferers.
In absence of capability to improve ICU beds, the UT Administration urged that non-critical sufferers or delicate/average circumstances, the place sufferers could be shifted to Covid care centres or may obtain treatment at house could possibly be accordingly discharged and all beds needs to be stored in reserve for extreme and important circumstances solely.
There are solely 124 ventilator beds devoted to Covid-19 sufferers for Chandigarh with a inhabitants of over 10 lakh and over 6,000 at present contaminated sufferers.
There are solely 124 ventilator beds devoted to Covid-19 sufferers for Chandigarh with a inhabitants of fewer than 11 Lakhs. The town has over 6,000 energetic circumstances.
Of the 72 ICU beds on the PGI, solely two are reserved for kids and three for these Covid sufferers who require surgical procedure.
Dr GD Puri, Head, Intensive Care, PGI, stated eight ICU beds have been being arrange in working rooms. “We want many extra ICUs for sufferers because the requirement has gone up with extra sufferers turning important,” he stated.
The Authorities Medical School and Hospital in Sector 32 has solely two ICU beds vacant, whereas just one ICU mattress was vacant at Authorities Multi-Specialty Hospital in Sector 16.
GMCH Docs to style meals for Covid sick
Chandigarh: To keep up the standard of meals served to Covid sufferers on the GMCH-32, a senior physician/officer will now have the identical meals. This will probably be along with the prevailing system of routine tasting of meals and sustaining a file of it. On the primary day, the Director-Principal and the Medical Superintendent had the identical lunch that was served to sufferers. The initiative goals at sending a message to the particular person concerned in cooking to remember that now, other than sufferers, the meals is being taken by senior docs or officers. TPR