New Delhi, July 29
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday introduced delinking of motels from hospitals in view of the enhancing COVID-19 state of affairs within the National Capital.
Kejriwal mentioned all beds in such motels, which have been not too long ago connected to hospitals, have been mendacity vacant for the final many days.
The resolution was taken after the Chief Minister reviewed the COVID-19 state of affairs within the metropolis.
“Some hotels were attached to hospitals to increase the number of COVID beds. In view of the improving situation and all hotel beds lying vacant for the last many days, these hotels are now being released,” Kejriwal tweeted.
As town began witnessing a surge in variety of COVID-19 circumstances final month, the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) authorities had connected round 40 motels to hospitals to extend the mattress capability within the metropolis.
According to the Delhi well being bulletin, 12,633 COVID-19 beds in hospitals and greater than 4,700 beds in devoted COVID care centres have been mendacity vacant attributable to declining variety of constructive circumstances of coronavirus.
The variety of lively circumstances of COVID-19 was 10,887 on Tuesday, together with 6,219 sufferers recuperating underneath residence isolation.
Patients with average signs staying at such motels acquired fundamental healthcare and have been to be shifted to the connected hospitals in case their situation worsened.
Three motels in south west Delhi have been earlier this month delinked from their respective hospitals attributable to low occupancy. But the choice was reversed by the district authorities inside a day. PTI