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Collectors of Central, South Gujarat districts asked to increase Kovid’s care facilities

A video with district collectors of Bharuch, Panchmahal, Dahod, Chhota Udepur, Narmada, Anand on Tuesday, along with patients from Kovid-19, Vinod Rao, officer of the nearby districts, Vadodara Municipal Corporation (VMC) and Special Duty (OSD) officer – Conference. , Stressing the need for expansion of health facilities to relieve the city of Kheda and Mahisagar and additional patient burden. Around 250 patients from other districts are seeking critical care in the city of Vadodara which has occupied beds in their city hospitals. 9,192 hospital beds for Kovid-19 patients in the city, 6,525 days, were occupied. Officials said that out of 1,532 ICU beds, 215 were empty and out of 3,460 oxygen-equipped beds, 839 were empty.

“In the last two days there has been a huge increase in the number of patients from other districts admitted in the hospitals of Vadodara, And most of them occupy ICUs and ventilator beds. In view of this, we held a video-conference with the collectors of Bharuch, Panchmahal, Dahod, Chhota Udepur, Narmada, Anand, Kheda and Mahisagar to strengthen door-to-door surveillance, home based Kovid care, Kovid hospitals Gave instructions. And increase ICU beds and ventilators. Rao said that we will ensure proper coordination among all the districts of central Gujarat so that all facilities, manpower and equipment are available.

The city on Tuesday registered 384 Kovid-19 cases, taking its virus count to 30,711. Meanwhile, 10 teams formed to inspect 75 private hospitals in the city on Tuesday identified around 650 patients who could be discharged immediately as they “did not need to be hospitalized”, he said. Vadodara OSD said. “We had a review meeting with the hospital inspection teams. He has covered around 75 private hospitals in the last three days. Nearly 650 patients were identified for joint discharge by hospitals and our teams and all these patients have started home-based Kovid Care by Sanjivani Raths (Vadodara’s campaign for out-of-home positive patients). This has reduced the number of hospitalized patients in the last three days.

Rao will cover the remaining hospitals in the next two days. The administration also held a meeting with the Chemists and Druggists Association, in which suggestions were made to streamline the supply of Remedisvir injections and to reduce the cost of injections from the association to the state health department.

Vadodara administration, meanwhile, Following an increase in overnight augmented bed demand for Kovid patients at Gogri and SSG hospitals. On Tuesday, 552 patients were admitted to the SSG Hospital against the increased capacity of 650 beds. About 250 ICU beds and 46 out of 170 ventilators in the hospital were also empty. B1 and B2 wards will be added to Kovid Acre – 50 beds by Tuesday and by Wednesday in New Surgical Building of SSG Hospital. Rao said, “This SSG will increase the total capacity in the hospital to 750 beds and most of it will be with piped oxygen facility.” District Collector Shalini Aggarwal and Rao visited the EME campus at Fatehganj to explore the possibility of setting up another facility there. The administration held a meeting with expert engineers from L&T in Knowledge City to explore the possibility of setting up a oxygen delivery network on a war footing. “They specialize, Have agreed to support us with manpower and money. The activity is in a nascent stage, ”said Rao. .