COVID-19: Number of Infections may Increase Suddenly in Hospitals, Centre Writes Letter to States Again

Amidst the increasing number of corona infections in the country, the Center said that there may be a sudden increase in the number of corona patients in the hospitals of the states.
COVID-19: Number of Infections may Increase Suddenly in Hospitals, Centre Writes Letter to States Again

COVID-19: Number of Infections may Increase Suddenly in Hospitals, Centre writes letter to States Agian

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Amidst the increasing number of corona infections in the country, the centre has once again written a letter to the states. In its letter, the Center said that there may be a sudden increase in the number of corona patients in the hospitals of the states. In such a situation, the Center has advised the state to keep a watch on it. Union Health Secretary Rajesh Bhushan has said in a letter to the states that the situation can change anytime, so keep an eye on the patients living in home isolation.

States should keep its full preparations

<div class="paragraphs"><p>Only 5 to 10 percent of the infected have been admitted to hospital so far</p></div>

Only 5 to 10 percent of the infected have been admitted to hospital so far

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In its letter, the Center has said that the number of corona infected has increased tremendously in the country, but so far only 5 to 10 percent of the infected have been admitted to the hospital. The Union Health Secretary said that in the second wave of the corona, 20 to 23 percent of the active cases had to be hospitalized. In such a situation, the situation can change at any time. So the state should keep its full preparations.

In its letter, the Center has asked the states to monitor the total number of active cases, the total number of patients in home isolation, the number of hospitalized cases as well as oxygenated beds, ICU beds and ventilator support. So that in case of any emergency, patients can be treated in the hospital.

Need to increase the number of frontline workers

<div class="paragraphs"><p>Need to increase the number of frontline workers</p></div>

Need to increase the number of frontline workers

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In his letter, the Union Health Secretary has said that there is also a need to increase the number of frontline workers and health workers in the war against Corona. Apart from this, in a letter to the states, Union Health Secretary Rajesh Bhushan said that the states should ensure that the hospital takes proper money for health facilities. He said that in case of taking more money, the state hospitals should also decide to take action.

Corona is increasing at a fast pace

Significantly, Corona is increasing at a fast pace in the country. According to the data released by the Ministry of Health, about 1 lakh 80 thousand new cases of the corona were reported across the country on Monday. While the number of active cases across the country has increased tremendously. According to the latest figures, the number of active patients in the country is more than seven lakhs. At the same time, the total number of active cases has gone up to 3,57,07,727.

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