Commonwealth Games Village In Delhi Turned Into Covid Facility Again
Battling a fresh Covid wave, Delhi is yet again seeing re-enforcement of measures that were put in place earlier to break the chain of transmission. After an exponential rise of Covid cases over the last few weeks, the Arvind Kejriwal government is looking at steps to increase the number of hospital beds and ensure a constant supply of oxygen supply and oxygen.
A Covid care centre has been set up at the at the Commonwealth Games Stadium that has 465 beds, including 215 beds with oxygen supply. The total capacity of the facility can be extended up to 600 beds. The CWG Stadium was used for treatment of Covid patients earlier too.
A total of 50 doctors and 100 nurses will be looking after the patients who have mild to moderate symptoms and have been referred by the Lok Nayak Jai Prakash Narayan Hospital. The facility is likely to be functional by tomorrow morning.
Patients who need intensive care will not be brought here; they will be treated only in the hospitals.