Tested positive for the virus, the boy from Nilagiri was rushed to SUM Covid Hospital here in a serious condition on September 21.
The facility spread over 15,000 sq ft will have eight ICUs, 92 general beds, doctors room, out patient ward and isolation ward.
“The hospital has its own oxygen room and a 24x7 generator facility.
The blaze broke out late Wednesday in the western city of Tetovo, where the hospital had been set up following a recent spike in infections in the region that left local hospitals full.
The health and family department released names of 15 IAS officers appointed for Covid hospitals.
As many as 11 CCCs were opened in the district for management of Covid patients.
Private hospitals made to refund `1.83 crore to patients across State for overcharging
Across the country, states are struggling to fend off the Delta variant -- the most contagious strain of coronavirus yet.
High patient load and efforts to scale up facilities in hospitals to fight the pandemic has stressed the hospital system, thereby making it more vulnerable to fire accidents.
This apart, steps are being taken to add 44 more ICU beds at SCB Covid hospital as soon as possible.
The Delhi government has asked all private hospitals providing Covid- related treatment to appoint a nodal officer for fire safety at their premises.
City hospitals are ramping up their infrastructure to tackle the predicted Covid third wave and prevent a rerun of the acute scarcity of beds.
This meant that to afford hospital isolation, regular employees would need to spend the equivalent of 124 days of wages while self-employed and casual workers would spend 170 days, and 257 days respec
While 94 ICUs and 33 ventilators are available at SCB DCH, the Ashwini Covid Hospital has 50 ICUs and 25 ventilators.
The first bench, comprising Chief Justice Sanjib Banerjee and Justice Senthilkumar Ramamoorthy, in its interim orders directed that the bills be reimbursed.