Press Reporter News Service
Chandigarh, April 29
Amid the crunch of hospital beds and oxygen scarcity, the Well being Division has issued a brand new protocol for the rational use of hospital beds and calculation of oxygen demand.
The well being amenities are beneath pressure as the height of the second wave has been 4 instances the height of the primary one.
As per a letter issued to all DCs and civil surgeons of the state by the Director Normal Well being Providers (DGHS), Dr Veena Singh, on behalf of Further Chief Secretary Well being, the hospitals having lower than 10 beds in every district won’t be allowed to confess and deal with Covid sufferers, besides Gurugram, Faridabad, Panchkula, Karnal, Hisar and Sonepat, the place the minimal quantity fastened is 15-20 beds.
“Nonetheless, it shall be ensured that the entire the variety of beds for Covid sufferers doesn’t lower in any district. The variety of beds, if decreased by disallowing the hospitals with lower than 10-20 beds, as talked about above, shall be added within the bigger hospitals,” mentioned the directions.
The addition of beds or personal well being amenities for offering remedy shall be completed based mostly on the requirement of extra well being amenities within the district, and the provision of prerequisite infrastructure, manpower, oxygen provide, and important medicine with such well being amenities.