Delhi, Gurugram (Gurgaon), Noida coronavirus cases updates, news: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said that the state government has been making all efforts to increase ICU bed capacity for coronavirus positive patients.
Delhi, Gurugram (Gurgaon), Noida coronavirus cases updates, news: Gurgaon has recorded 109 new coronavirus cases in the last 24 hours taking the total COVID19 tally in Gurugram over 6,000-mark. Gurgaon has so far recorded a total of 6,058 cases of coronavirus, as per the details provided by the district health department.
Coronavirus cases in Delhi have surpassed 1 lakh-mark, the second state do so in India after Maharashtra. Meanwhile, COVID-19 cases in Noida are racing towards 3,000-mark. However, in a relief, the daily coronavirus in the national capital has taken a dip with 1,379 new COVID-19 cases reported on July 6. Delhi has reported 48 deaths in the last 24 hours. The death toll in national capital stands at 3,115 and total cases are 1,00,823, Delhi health department bulletin said.
Police personnel in Uttar Pradesh’s Gautam Buddh Nagar have stepped up to offer their blood plasma for treatment of coronavirus patients, officials said Tuesday. There are currently 19 police personnel in the district who are undergoing treatment for the COVID-19. The disease has claimed the life of one policeman, the officials said.
So far, 50 policemen have tested positive for COVID-19 in the district and 30 of them have been discharged after treatment, Additional Deputy Commissioner of Police, Noida, Ankur Aggarwal said. Gautam Buddh Nagar district has recorded the maximum COVID-19 cases in the state.
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said that the state government has been making all efforts to increase ICU bed capacity for coronavirus positive patients. CM Kejriwal has said that hospitals treating Coronavirus patients must counsel them before discharging them. He said that in this way patients can be encouraged to donate plasma. CM Kejriwal has also talked to recovered COVID19 patients and asked them to donate plasma at India’s plasma bank started at the Institute of Liver and Biliary Sciences (ILBS) Hospital.
Meanwhile, with the surge in coronavirus cases taking a dip, many hotels are delinked from hospitals. The South West Delhi district administration has delinked Hotel Piccadilly, Taj Vivanta, and Hotel Pride Plaza. These were attached to hospitals in the area on June 14 citing that the number of patients sent to the hotels was very low.
Only one hotel, Welcome Hotel, with a capacity of 300 beds is now linked to the four hospitals. These are Aakash Healthcare Super Speciality Hospital, Venkateshwara Hospital, Mata Channan Devi Hospital and Manipal Hospital.