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ICU & oxygen bed availability in Ahmedabad goes up, 2280 beds vacant

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The number of critical beds (oxygen and ICU) that are available increased to 2280 in Ahmedabad as the city registers a drop in COVID cases. The critical beds refer to those with oxygen and in ICU units.

On Friday evening, in all, 2280 beds were vacant in private and government hospitals. AMC run SVP Hospital had 49 oxygen and ICU beds vacant in all while it was 29 for LG Hospital and 31 for Shardaben Hospital. VS Hospital had 19 empty beds.

Bed availability in 477 government hospitals and 1803 private hospitals has brought relief to patients. The 175 designated COVID hospitals in the city all have 1142 vacant beds while the 242 nursing homes have 661 vacant beds.

Civil Hospitals have 329 vacant beds, ESIC hospitals have 20 vacant beds. In all the city has 9482 ICU and oxygen beds of which 7202 are filled while the rest are vacant.

Beds available as COVID cases drop in Gujarat

Gujarat registered 9,995 new infections per day in the last 24 hours. In all, 15,365 patients were discharged during the same period. 104 deaths due to the disease were recorded in 24 hours in the state.

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Ahmedabad and Surat Municipal Corporations recorded 15 and 9 deaths each while six and five deaths each were recorded in municipal corporations of Vadodara and Rajkot respectively.

All other districts except Dahod, Navsari, Bhavnagar, Narmada, Chhota Udepur, Porbandar, Botad, and Morbi have registered COVID fatalities.

The state at present has 1,17,373 active cases of which 786 are on ventilators. So far, the state has discharged 6,09,031 patients while the fatality stands at 8,944.

Ahmedabad recorded the highest number of per day cases with the Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation alone recording 2,764 cases. Surat Municipal Corporation registered 631 COVID cases. Surat district also recorded 219 cases.

 

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