“If the civic bodies gave a figure of around 80 so far, then it may be taken three times more. It is important to differentiate between vector- borne diseases and other influenzas.
The Delhi government has decided to set up state-of-the-art fire control rooms at seven of its hospital, home and health Minister Satyendar Jain said on Wednesday.
As city hospitals increase infrastructure to combat the third wave, city doctors advise staggered opening of marketplaces and continuing with the work from home routine.
According to an official of Madhukar Rainbow Children's Hospital, there is a delay on the part of the suppliers.
Non-COVID patients who need surgeries or have ENT issues and have to be examined physically and pregnant women are especially at a loss.
Earlier, the High Court had asked the Delhi government to file a reply on a petition seeking to create "an accountable, fair, and transparent mechanism" for allocating beds to COVID-19 patients.
Earlier, on Saturday, the Supereme Court was dissatisfied with the Centre's oxygen strategy.
Black fungus or mucormycosis has been a cause of disease and death of patients in transplants, ICUs and immunodeficient patients since long.
The drive is yet to begin at Fortis Healthcare since it is waiting for the vaccine doses to arrive, sources said, adding it will start later in the day.
After days of scrambling for oxygen, hospitals in Delhi on Tuesday said they are in a comparatively better situation in terms of supply and have reopened admissions.
Dr D K Baluja, medical director of Jaipur Golden Hospital said the hospital has enough supply to last the day.
Decide on representation for hospitals to display beds, oxygen availability: Delhi HC to AAP government
John contended that such a measure would ensure transparency with regard to availability of beds, oxygen and ventilators in the hospitals in Delhi.
A bench of Chief Justice DN Patel and Justice Jasmeet Singh also directed the Delhi government to 'widely publicise' its April 23 circular on the matter.
Such acts hamper efforts to provide help to hospitals that really need assistance, Sisodia, who is also the nodal minister for COVID-19 management in Delhi, the deputy CM said.
To fulfill Delhi's current needs, additional medical oxygen now has to be trucked in from industrial zones in eastern India.