Analysis of the weekly surge also reveals that the patients in ICU increased nearly threefold from 55 to 145 whereas the patients on ventilator got doubled from 29 to 58. At Civil Hospital in Ahmedabad, 215 out of 920 beds available were filled up.
Across the state, the number is recording surge, even as compared to the post-Diwali rise, the number of hospitalized patients is lesser. In Surat, 622 out of 964 (64.5%) of the private hospital beds were occupied but at Civil Hospital, only 134 out of 1,000 beds were filled up. Vadodara district, including municipal corporation areas, had 3,248 beds out of 5,804 available Covid-19 beds occupied. While the authorities claimed that the number also includes patients from neighbouring districts, 56% beds are occupied. In Rajkot, 25% (344 out of 1,381) of the Covid-19 beds were filled up, said local administration.