Covid: Share of those on Oxygen support comes down

Credit: IndiaTimes- Published on May 8, 2021
The share of active cases on oxygen support and ICU has dropped in last one month, though the active caseload has increased exponentially during this period, indicating that the proportion of severe cases might have come down while cases remain high. Currently, 3.7% of total active cases are on oxygen support, as compared to 4.5%...

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Published on May 7, 2021 -  01:33
Watch: ITBP IG takes stock of arrangements at Delhi's Sardar Patel Covid centre
ITBP IG, Anand Swaroop visited Delhi's Sardar Patel Covid care centre on Friday. Swaroop reviewed ground arrangements at the covid centre in Chhatarpur. Senior ITBP officials regularly visit the centre to meet patients, take stock of arrangements. The IG visited the facility for the fourth time in the past 6 days to see the patients. At present, Sardar Patel CCC is managing over 400 Covid patients on oxygen support. The covid facility was jointly established by Delhi govt and ITBP on April 26, 2021. Last year too, during the first wave, the facility was set up to serve Covid patients. Oxygen supply at the centre has been normalised and there's no lack of oxygen for patients. The centre provides medical treatment, medicines, food, etc to patients free of cost. Services inside the centre are managed by doctors, ITBP medical staff and NGO volunteers.

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