411 ICU beds added in 5 days for COVID 19 patients in Delhi Officials
| Saturday | 21st November, 2020
New Delhi November 21Over 400 ICU beds have been added in hospitals run by the Centre and the Delhi Government in the city over the last five days amid a surge in coronavirus cases officials said on Saturday.
ICU beds have been added in both Delhi Government and Centre-run hospitals following Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's order an official said.
“As many as 411 ICU beds have been added in government hospitals in Delhi over the last five days after Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal issued directions in this regard” the official said.
“Several private hospitals have also added more ICU beds after they were told to reserve 80 per cent of them for COVID-19 patients” he said.
It had also order 42 private hospitals to reserve 80 per cent of ICU beds for coronavirus patients with immediate effect.