Insight Online News
New Delhi, Apr 21 : Only 43 COVID-19 ICU beds are now left for critical patients at Delhi hospitals, the city’s COVID website data indicated at 1100 hrs on Wednesday.
The data showed that a total of 2,424 COVID-19 beds were available while only 43 COVID-19 ICU beds were vacant.
Out of the total 19,768 COVID beds, 17,344 are currently occupied whereas of 4,630 ICU beds, 4587 are full.
Of the 43 ICU vacant beds, 3 are available at AIIMS Trauma Centre, 9 at Dr Baba Saheb Ambedkar Hospital, 20 at Madhukar Rainbow Children Hospital, Malviya Nagar, 2 at Sir Ganga Ram City Hospital and 8 at Sir Ganga Ram Hospital.
Apart from COVID beds, there is also an acute shortage of Oxygen. Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday appealed to the Centre to immediately supply oxygen as some hospitals in the city were left with just a few hours of oxygen.
However, many hospitals heaved a sigh of relief as they received a fresh stock of medical oxygen in the wee hours of Wednesday.