CM Arvind Kejriwal (Photo Credit: File)
The Kejriwal government is rapidly developing health facilities in Delhi during the lockdown. More than 1 thousand beds are being increased daily in hospitals of Delhi. As of 8th April, the number of beds in Delhi was close to 6 thousand, which crossed 26 thousand by 26th April. Hence, around 20 thousand beds have been increased in 18 days.
Radha Soami Satsang Beas Covid Center Started
The Kejriwal government is working on increasing oxygen beds in Delhi on a very large scale. A Covid Center has been built in Radha Soami Satsang Beas. It has also been inspected by Chief Minister Shri Arvind Kejriwal. The center has been opened for Covid patients and has around 500 beds. Within a few days, the number of beds would be increased up to 2 thousand and then 5 thousand. In addition to this, a 200-bed ICU bed is also being prepared in Radha Soami Satsang.
Covid Care Center by DRDO
Covid Care Center has been set up by DRDO, within 5 days. Critical patients of Covid will be admitted in this center, which has a total of 500 ventilator-equipped ICU beds. Out of these, patients started treatment on 250 beds from Monday. By the end of this week, another 250 beds will be set up.
Beds increased in these hospitals too
The number of beds has been increased in Shri Raja Harishchandra Hospital of Narela. Earlier there were 130 beds which have been increased to 400 in two days. Apart from this, 150 beds have been increased to 400 in Sri Bhikshu Hospital at Moti Nagar. The number of beds in Deen Dayal Hospital has been increased from 500 to 1000, beds in Buradi Hospital has increased from 320 to 800; and beds in Ambedkar Nagar Hospital have been increased from 200 to 600. In addition to this, 800 additional beds have been increased in Yamuna Sports Complex. In the Commonwealth Games Village, 500 oxygen beds have also been increased. 100 beds have also been installed in Rose Avenue situated Government School.