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Number of vacant oxygen + ICU COVID beds almost double than occupied ones in Ahmedabad


The number of vacant oxygen and ICU beds in COVID facilities in Ahmedabad is on the rise so much so that it is now almost double than the occupied ones in Ahmedabad.

The city has 6021 vacant beds against 3245 occupied beds in the category

AMC-run SVP Hospital has 468 such vacant beds while LG has 240, Shardaben has 138 and VS has 129 vacant beds in the category. Of the 175 designated COVID hospitals in the city, 3,185 beds are vacant while 1791 are occupied. As far as 235 nursing homes are concerned the occupancy is for 267 beds while 1065 remain vacant.

The six civil hospitals have 1246 vacant beds in the category while ESIC hospitals have 39 beds. The city in all has 9,256 ICU and oxygen beds of which 3,245 are occupied while 6,021 are vacant.

Beds and COVID in Gujarat

COVID cases in Gujarat registered a drop of below 5,000 on Monday for the fifth consecutive day. For eleven days now the total cases in Gujarat have fallen below the 10,000 mark.

The state registered 3,187 new infections per day in the last 24 hours. In all, 9,305 patients were discharged during the same period. Forty-five deaths due to the disease were recorded in the last 24 hours in the state.

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Ahmedabad and Surat Municipal Corporations recorded eight and two deaths each while three and one deaths each were recorded in municipal corporations of Vadodara and Rajkot respectively.

Ahmedabad recorded the highest number of per day cases with the Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation alone recording 459 cases. This was the fourth time since the second COVID wave began that the AMC limits saw less than 1000 cases. Surat Municipal Corporation registered 181 COVID cases. Surat district also recorded 86 cases.


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