Only 0.33 per cent Covid-19 patients are on ventilators: Harsh Vardhan
Wednesday, 29 April 2020 Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan said of the total active Covid-19 cases in the country, only 0.33% patients are on ventilators, 1.5% are on oxygen support and 2.34% are in ICU. Active Covid-19 patients are those who have been diagnosed with the disease and are currently undergoing treatment in hospitals or are lodged in quarantine facilities.
Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan on April 28 held a meeting with autonomous Institutes and PSUs under Department of Biotechnology via video conference. During the interaction, he informed them about the current situation of the country in regards to COVID-19 virus. "For the last 14 days, our...
Health and Family Welfare Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan launched Drug Discovery Hackathon on July 02. Human Resource Development Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank also joined the launch ceremony. Hackathon was launched via video conferencing. CSIR DG, Dr. Shekhar C Mande said, "CSIR is extremely pleased to participate in this Drug Discovery Hackathon."
The Union Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan released Good Clinical Practice Guidelines Handbook and Prospectus for Fellowship Programme for International Students (FPIS) of National Board of Examinations (NBE).Vardhan also paid tribute to Dr B C Roy, as it's in his honour that the country celebrates July 01 as the National Doctors' Day.
Union Minister G Kishan Reddy visited DRDO-built COVID Hospital near Air Force Station in Delhi on July 05. CM Arvind Kejriwal also visited the COVID hospital. Speaking on it, CM Kejriwal said, "For now, there is no scarcity of hospital beds, we have over 15,000 beds out of which 5300 are occupied. There is a paucity of ICU beds. If there is any spike in COVID cases, these ICU beds are very critical for us." The DRDO-built Sardar Vallabh Bhai Patel COVID-19 Hospital in Delhi Cantonment is the temporary hospital structure. The hospital will have 1,000 beds including 250 ICU beds.
Ace choreographer Saroj Khan passed away at the age of 71 in Mumbai on July 03. She was admitted to hospital on June 20 after she complained of breathing issues. She died due to a cardiac arrest in the ICU of Guru Nanak Hospital. The last rites of Saroj Khan will be performed at Malvani in Malad. She has given various hit choreographies including, 'Dola Re Dola', 'Dhak Dhak Karne Laga' and 'Ek Do Teen'.
On June 28, in an exclusive interview with Union Home Minister Amit Shah, Asian New International (ANI) Editor Smita Prakash held conversation on several key issues amid COVID-19 situation in the country. Speaking on the preparations in Delhi amid rising cases, HM said, "On Jun14, there were 9937 COVID19 beds in Delhi. 30,000 beds will be available by June 30. 8000 beds are available in railway coaches, 8000 more are being added. DRDO setting up dedicated hospital with 250 ICU beds. ITBP will run 10,000 bedded Radha Soami Satsang Beas COVID19 centre."
Amid the rising number of coronavirus cases in India, the health ministry on Tuesday, issued home quarantine guidelines for people who have very mild symptoms of... Mid-Day Also reported by •IndiaTimes
Tweets about this
Harish Malik RT @ajaymaken: ‘Open Delhi only if Covid positivity ratio reduces to 10 per 100’: Ajay Maken moves NHRC
With only 8% of 57000 beds occupie… 3 days ago
Techxdefcon1 Cyber PLEASE SHARE THIS IMPORTANT INFORMATION WITH YOUR MUMBAIKAR COLLEAGUES:
Eighty per cent beds in p… https://t.co/iqQ2HDQLyX 3 days ago