Unlike in the second wave, the Health Department has this time shifted treatment focus to homes and made triaging facilities available at every zone and in the districts too.
Though the sample size is small, the study by the Institute of Liver and Biliary Sciences is representative of the Omicron surge across India
Most of patients reaching Gandhi are those who were undergoing treatment in other hospitals and tested positive for Covid.
Doctors note that reinfections are indicative of Omicron’s immune escape capabilities which spare no one, including those with a strong barrier of natural immunity and vaccine-induced immunity.
Chief Secretary Suresh Mahapatra told district collectors to submit their requirements to the Health and Family Welfare department.
In keeping with the Union Health Ministry's recent advise, more and more patients with mild symptoms are in home quarantine.
With a sharp spike in fresh Covid cases in the district, the question of converting the SSB back into Covid block to increase the bed strength of GRH has now arisen.
Fresh cases and positivity rate keep rising, majority of hospitalised Covid-19 patients are ones with co-morbidities
They say that such a move will be detrimental to their studies as during the two earlier waves, no non-COVID services were available at the hospital.
The doctors are on alert though there have been no cases of Omicron in Ballari and Vijayanagara districts.
The government had set up dedicated Covid hospitals with around 40,000 beds, including 4,500 ICU beds and 1,500 ventilator beds across the state, Odisha Health Minister said.
There are at least 203 dedicated COVID-19 hospitals in West Bengal - government and private - with 23,947 beds, the official said.
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Some of them have been inconsolable as they could not even have a last glimpse of their dead relatives in the wake of the COVID-19 protocols.
Late Saturday evening, a case was registered against unidentified persons under Indian Penal Code Section 304 (A) (causing death by negligence).
Tested positive for the virus, the boy from Nilagiri was rushed to SUM Covid Hospital here in a serious condition on September 21.