Watch: COVID patients share beds at Nagpur hospital amid case surge
In a viral video, COVID-19 patient were seen sharing beds at Government Medical College and Hospital, Nagpur.
This comes at a time when the country, is dealing with the second wave of coronavirus.
Speaking on the matter, Dr. Avinash V Gawande, Medical Superintendent said, "It generally doesn't happen.
It's a 900-bed hospital.
Patients come from neighbouring districts and states.
So it's important to give them oxygen quickly.
We've 85-bed ward for emergency patients - acts as station before shifting patients.
Sometimes several patients come simultaneously.
In such situation, there might be possibility of there being 2 patients on one bed.
But they're shifted within 10-15 minutes." Maharashtra has reported over 58,000 cases on April 14.