While the Sardar Vallabh Bhai Patel Covid hospital situated within the Delhi Cantonment space is managed by the DRDO, the Sardar Patel Covid Care Centre operational in south Delhi’s Chhattarpur space is managed by the ITBP.
As per a directive accessed by PTI, the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has requested the Defence Research and Development Organisation to “shut down” the ability run by it and directed the Armed Forces Medical Services (AFMS) to withdraw their well being professionals manning this centre and ordered the identical with “rapid impact” to the ITBP for the Chhattarpur facility.
The two amenities will probably be closed in phases. Those admitted will probably be discharged regularly and no new admissions will probably be made now, a senior dwelling ministry official stated.
The determination to shut down the two non permanent amenities, which started operations in June-July final yr, was taken after a evaluate assembly was held by Union Home Secretary Ajay Bhalla earlier this month together with officers of the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, AFMS, ITBP and the DRDO, the officers stated.
The MHA stated the two centres are being closed “as a consequence of steady decline within the quantity of Covid-19 cases within the National Capital Territory of Delhi vis-a-vis sufficient availability of medical amenities”.
As per the final up to date knowledge on Monday, Delhi recorded 128 new Covid-19 cases and one dying and the positivity charge stood at 0.30 per cent.
The quantity of lively cases stands at 1,041, the information said.
It was additionally formulated within the assembly that the medical manpower of numerous Central Armed Police Force (CAPF) working within the ITBP-run centre ought to now be deployed to their respective places after they have been introduced right here underneath special circumstances to handle the spiralling cases of the pandemic.
The Chhattarpur centre, which was additionally known as the world’s largest Covid care centre with over 10,000 beds, has no sufferers in essential care at current whereas about 60 coronavirus sufferers are admitted within the ward, in line with official knowledge.
This centre, established within the campus of the Radha Soami Beas, has handled over 12,000 sufferers until now, together with some who returned from overseas.
The Indo-Tibetan Border Police has deployed a special group of its medical doctors and paramedics to deal with Covid-19 sufferers right here.
As per knowledge, the Chhattarpur centre reported no deaths whereas over 300 sufferers have been referred to different hospitals throughout its whole period of the operation.
The two centres have been created as a special non permanent measure as Delhi was witnessing a spike in Covid-19 cases within the center of final yr and Home Minister Amit Shah subsequently chaired a quantity of evaluate conferences and declared operalisation of these amenities with help from the DRDO and the ITBP with the Delhi authorities pitching in with its assets.