Kejriwal for strengthening home isolation system, increasing oxygen beds


Kejriwal for strengthening home isolation system

Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal convened a meeting on Thursday with the health officials on the situation of Corona in Delhi.

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In the meeting, Kejriwal deliberated on the plan to increase the number of oxygen beds in the coming days, along with strengthening the home isolation system in Delhi.

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Dy CM and Nodal Minister Manish Sisodia, Health Minister Satyendar Jain, Additional Chief Secretary, and Health Secretary were also present in the meeting along with health officials

Kejriwal said: “We are noticing that this new strain of coronavirus is quite dangerous and often leads to respiratory and breathing issues. It has become very important to provide beds to every patient who needs oxygen. We have to expedite the process to add more ICU and oxygen beds in the coming weeks.”

Kejriwal also reviewed the home isolation system of the Delhi government and said: “We have to further strengthen our home isolation system. Every patient who is recovering from Corona under home isolation should receive regular calls from Delhi government doctors and an oximeter. We have to monitor the daily condition of every patient recovering from corona in home isolation.”

Taking to Twitter, Kejriwal said: “Convened a meeting with the officials. Discussed the plan to increase oxygen beds in the coming days, and strengthen the home isolation system in Delhi. Please take all precautions and stay safe.”

Kejriwal visited several hospitals to review the corona preparedness. “1200 oxygen beds will be added by May 10, out of which 500 oxygen beds’ facility will be established at Ramlila Maidan opposite LNJP hospital, and 500 oxygen beds will be added in GTB hospital. 200 ICU beds will be added in Radha Soami Satsang Beas Covid Care Centre,” it said.