He additionally requested the Centre to order 50 per cent beds in central authorities hospitals in Delhi for COVID-19 patients.
Admitting that there was scarcity of oxygen and ICU beds, in addition to medicines wanted for severe COVID patients, the chief minister stated new circumstances have been developing quick and there was a restrict to the well being infrastructure.
“The well being infrastructure has its limits; resulting from quickly growing circumstances in Delhi, we face scarcity of oxygen, Remdesivir, and Tocilizumab,” he stated throughout a web-based media briefing.
He stated his authorities has obtained complaints that some hospitals have been denying beds to COVID-19 patients.
The Delhi authorities has an app that reveals the variety of occupied or vacant beds obtainable at hospitals in realtime. The hospitals replace it exhibiting if there was availability of beds there, he stated.
“If any hospital, exhibiting availability of beds on the app, is discovered to be denying patients or offering false data, strict motion will be taken in opposition to them,” he stated.
The Delhi authorities is continually working to reinforce the variety of oxygen beds and ICU amenities amid the disaster, he stated.
“In the subsequent 3-4 days, the Delhi authorities will be including 6,000 oxygen beds together with 1,300 beds on the Yamuna Sports Complex and Commonwealth Games Complex, and a pair of,500 at Radha Soami Satsang, Beas premises,” he stated.
The assurance of Delhi chief minister comes at a time when individuals are discovering it tough to confess patients in hospitals, and taking to social media with cries of assist.
Kejriwal stated the COVID-19 scenario in Delhi has develop into “very severe and worrisome” with positivity price escalating to 24 per cent.
In final 24 hours, round 24,000 contemporary circumstances of COVID-19 have been reported. Within a day, the quantity rose from 19,500 to 24,000. This reveals how briskly the circumstances are rising, he said.
The Delhi authorities has give you 2,100 oxygen beds by attaching banquet halls and resorts to the hospitals. The beds will be present in Delhi authorities app in a day or two, he stated.