Covid-19 hospital

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Assam Converts Football Stadium Into 300 Bed Hospital In 20 Days

As a preparation for the third wave of COVID-19, the Assam government has converted a football stadium into a 300-bed hospital. The temporary hospital was inaugurated by Assam CM Himanta Biswa Sarma on June 10 at the Sarusajai Stadium complex in Guwahati. With the help of The Defence Research and Development Organization (DRDO), the hospital was built in 20 days at a cost of Rs 21.46 crore.

Thu, 10 Jun 2021 - 08:22 PM / by Sahil Quadir

Tags: Covid-19, Assam, Himanta Biswas, Hospitals, Football Stadium

Courtesy: NDTV

Shree Paras Hospital in Agra

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Agra District Administration Orders To Seal Hospital After 22 Deaths

Shree Paras Hospital in Agra is being sealed after 22 people died from oxygen shortage. The decision came after a video of the hospital owner saying to stop oxygen supply as part of a mock drill surfaced. In the video, the doctor admitted that 22 people died after he shut off the oxygen supply for five minutes. The District administration also assured to book the hospital under the Epidemic Act.

Wed, 09 Jun 2021 - 06:16 PM / by Anvitha Shetty

Tags: Covid-19, Agra, Oxygen Shortage, Hospitals, Shree Paras Hospital, Mock Drill

Courtesy: The Tribune

Dilip Kumar

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Veteran Actor Dilip Kumar Hospitalized Due To Breathlessness

Bollywood superstar 'Tragedy King' Dilip Kumar has been hospitalized in Mumbai’s Khar Hinduja hospital on June 6. The 98-year-old actor was admitted after facing issue of breathlessness, which he was reportedly facing for the past few days. He was hospitalised last month as well after facing a similar health issue but was discharged later. Notably, Dilip Kumar made his… read-more

Sun, 06 Jun 2021 - 12:15 PM / by Sahil Quadir

Tags: Dilip Kumar, Mumbai, Bollywood, Hospitals

Courtesy: News18


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Delhi: Govt Hospital Asks Nurses Not To Talk In Malayalam, Faces Ire

A Delhi government hospital has drawn criticism after issuing a circular instructing nurses to not to talk in Malayalam. The Govind Ballabh Pant hospital's circular stated all communication at the workplace should be done in Hindi or English to avoid "serious action". While the hospital authorities cited that maximum people there did not know Malayalam, nurses' union has objected to the inclusion of the language's name in the circular.

Sun, 06 Jun 2021 - 10:40 AM / by Nikita Thakur

Tags: Malayalam, Delhi Government , Nurse Unions, Hospitals

Courtesy: Deccan Herald

Former Bengal CM Buddhadeb Bhattacharya

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Ex-Bengal CM Buddhadeb Bhattacharya Admitted For COVID Complications

West Bengal’s former CM Buddhadeb Bhattacharya was admitted to the hospital on May 25 morning as his oxygen levels started falling below 90 due to COVID-19 infection last week. It is known that the veteran CPI(M) leader was suffering from Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease for over a decade. Recently, the former CM's wife was discharged on May 24 after being hospitalised on May 18 due to COVID-related complications.

Tue, 25 May 2021 - 06:00 PM / by Sohini Mandal

Tags: buddhadeb bhattacharya, ex-chief minister, COVID-19 outbreak, Hospitals, Oxygen Level, West Bengal, CPI(M)

Courtesy: Hindustan Times

Oxygen cylinders

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Delhi Asks Union To Give Surplus Oxygen Quota To Other Needy States

The Delhi government on May 13 sought the Centre to give Delhi’s surplus oxygen quota to other states. Deputy CM Manish Sisodia said Delhi’s oxygen requirement has dropped from 700 metric tonnes to 582 metric tonnes/day. Thanking the Union and Delhi HC for rendering help in crisis, Dy-CM Sisodia said the positivity rate in Delhi dropped by 14% along with an increased availability in number of beds and oxygen concentrators.

Thu, 13 May 2021 - 07:04 PM / by Vanshika Sharma

Tags: Covid-19, Delhi High Court, Hospitals, oxygen cylinders, Central Government, Delhi Government , Manish Sisodia

Courtesy: Hindustan Times

Sambit Patra.

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Delhi CM Kejriwal Spent Over 800 Cr On Ads But Built No Hospitals: BJP

BJP spokesperson Sambit Patra on May 10 attacked Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal for spending Rs 804.93 crores on advertisements but not opening even "a single hospital". Responding to Kejriwal's remarks on the Centre's COVID-19 management, Patra also said, "Before forming his government, Kejriwal had promised to add 30,000 new hospital beds." Patra also questioned CM Kejriwal that why he thinks that the Centre is partial against the Delhi… read-more

Tue, 11 May 2021 - 10:40 AM / by Harsh Vardhan

Tags: Delhi, Arvind Kejriwal, Sambit Patra, Advertisements, Hospitals, BJP

Courtesy: Free Press Journal

Actor Rahul Vohra

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Actor Rahul Vohra Dies Of COVID-19 After Distress Plea For Treatment

Battling with COVID-19, actor Rahul Vohra died on May 9 due to COVID complications at Delhi’s Rajiv Gandhi Superspeciality Hospital. Shockingly, the 35-year-old YouTuber had to plead for an oxygen bed and proper healthcare till last breath. Rahul in his May 9 Facebook post stated that he would have survived had he got proper and timely treatment. He also tagged PM Narendra Modi and Delhi’s Deputy CM Manish Sisodia.

Mon, 10 May 2021 - 06:22 PM / by Sohini Mandal

Tags: COVID-19 outbreak, Rahul Vohra, Indian Actor, Hospitals, Delhi

Courtesy: NDTV

Doctors and oxygen

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2 Delhi Hospitals Give SOS Calls Over Their Depleting Oxygen Stock

Two Delhi-based hospitals Madhukar Rainbow Children's Hospital in Malviya Nagar and Triton Hospital in Kalkaji have sent desperate SOS calls to authorities over their depleting oxygen stocks. Reportedly, with over 100 COVID-19 infected patients at the two hospitals including over a dozen newborns the admitted are battling with oxygen crisis. Triton Hospital said that they are in desperate need of oxygen for their neonatal intensive care unit… read-more

Sun, 02 May 2021 - 05:12 PM / by Sohini Mandal

Tags: Delhi, Hospitals, Oxygen Shortage, Emergency Help, Oxygen Supply

Courtesy: The Economic Times

WHO Chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus.

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WHO Says Rush To Hospital, Gatherings Worsening COVID Situation In India

The WHO spokesperson Tarik Jasarevic said that less than 15% of COVID-19 infected people in India need admission to the hospital and even a few require oxygen support. Tarik said, one of the reasons for increasing COVID-19 cases in India is 'many people rush to the hospital, even though home-based care monitoring at home can be managed very safely’. He also suggested community-level centres to screen and advice home care.

Tue, 27 Apr 2021 - 08:50 PM / by Sohini Mandal

Tags: COVID-19 outbreak, World Health Organisation, India, Hospitals

Courtesy: The Economic Times