Bed occupancy at private hospitals in Ahmedabad crosses 900, Health News, ET HealthWorld

Bed occupancy at private hospitals in Ahmedabad crosses 900Ahmedabad: The bed occupancy for Covid-19 patients in private hospitals of Ahmedabad recorded 100% jump in a week from 450 on March 15 to 903 on March 22. The occupancy increased from 20% to 39% even as the number of beds has been increased from 2,273 to 2,341, said Ahmedabad Hospitals and Nursing Homes Association (AHNA) officials. Out of 903, 22% were either on ICU beds or ventilators.

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.

Source link

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

%d bloggers like this: