The number of critical beds that are available now has gone up as Ahmedabad registers a drop in COVID cases. In all, 1520 beds are vacant in the COVID hospitals. The critical beds refer to those with oxygen and in ICU units.
On Tuesday evening, private hospitals catering to COVID patients had 4 vacant ventilator beds and 54 ICU beds.
AMC run SVP Hospital had 27 oxygen and ICU beds vacant in all while it was 32 for LG Hospital and 19 for Shardaben Hospital. VS Hospital had 9 empty beds.
The 175 designated COVID hospitals in the city all have 756 vacant beds while the 242 nursing homes have 488 vacant beds.
Civil Hospitals have 171 vacant beds, ESIC hospitals have 18 vacant beds. In all the city has 9,572 ICU and oxygen beds of which 8,052 are filled while the rest are vacant.
COVID in Gujarat
COVID cases in Gujarat touched 10,990 new infections per day in the last 24 hours on Tuesday. In all, 15,198 patients were discharged during the same period. 117 deaths due to the disease were recorded in 24 hours in the state.
Ahmedabad and Surat Municipal Corporations recorded 17 and 8 deaths each while six deaths each were recorded in municipal corporations of Vadodara and Rajkot respectively.
All other districts except Kheda, Dahod, Gandhinagar Corporation, Morbi, Porbandar, Botad, and Dangs have registered COVID fatalities.
The state at present has 1,31,832 active cases of which 798 are on ventilators. So far, the state has discharged 5,63,133 patients while the fatality stands at 8,629.
Ahmedabad recorded the highest number of per day cases with the Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation alone recording 3059 cases. Surat Municipal Corporation registered 790 COVID cases. Surat district also recorded 265 cases.
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