The medical futurists: Hyderabad techies launch AI tool to forecast number of hospital beds needed to tackle Covid
They think that as Covid-19 itself is an unprecedented phenomenon, they are not going to make any predictions that could cause panic in the public
The country in general and the national capital in particular was badly ravaged by the second wave of Covid-19 pandemic.
Well-timed lockdown provides time to prepare for surge capacity -- hospital beds, Intensive care (ICU) beds, supply of oxygen and essential drugs.
Sivaranjan said he checked with seven government hospitals and since none of them had beds, they finally ended up at the Stanley GH.
It is a double whammy situation for Covid patients requiring hospital admissions.
All government taluk hospitals will have to arrange the maximum number of oxygen beds and at least five beds attached with Bipap ventilators.
Private Hospitals and Nursing Home Association president Dr Prasanna HM said that it was heartbreaking to see people running around in search of hospital beds.
The Collector and the Joint Collector, along with medical officers, visited Covid wards and enquired about medical facilities at the hospital.
sharp spike of Covid-19, oxygenated beds were filling up fast in all private and government designated Covid hospitals in the district.
Amid the second wave of Covid, users face error on both Android and IOS platforms while registering on the app
The social media, especially Twitter, has turned into a war-room with volunteers guiding those in need of bed and oxygen to hospitals
After visiting 12 hospitals, family of a patient sit on dharna in front of Yediyurappa’s house
Over the last 2 days, the number of calls to helplines with requests for finding beds have more than tripled; a few succumb to infection before finding vacancies at hospital
Bommai said that stern action will be taken against those involved in bed blocking and the government is taking several measures to streamline the system.
Videos posted by residents on social media showed a long queue of ambulances with Covid patients waiting outside Chennai's tertiary government Covid hospitals on Tuesday for admission