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Bihar Government Directs Medical Colleges To Arrange 100 Beds For COVID-19 Patients

According to the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare of Bihar, the state government has asked the nine medical colleges to dedicated 50 per cent of the total beds available in the institutions as isolation wards

Bihar Government Directs Medical Colleges To Arrange 100 Beds For COVID-19 Patients
Highlights
  • Bihar government asked 9 medical colleges to treat COVID-19 patients
  • Only serious COVID-19 patients will be admitted to these hospitals
  • Treatment in new hospitals to begin on July 11

Patna: Bihar Government has written to nine medical colleges across the state stating that considering the rise in the COVID-19 cases, it had directed to identify 50 per cent of the total beds available in the institutions as isolation wards, so all medical colleges should arrange about 100 beds for the treatment of COVID-19 patients.

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Instructions in this regard are that except Nalanda Medical College Hospital, Patna, Anugraha Narayan Magadh Medical College Hospital, Gaya and Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College Hospital, Bhagalpur, all other medical colleges should arrange about 100 beds for the treatment of COVID-19 patients, stated the official press release.

The state government directed that the arrangements should be made in such a way that coronavirus patients are kept away from each other.

In view of the increasing number of COVID-19 patients, with the aim of developing better management for their treatment, all the 38 districts of the state have been linked to all the nine medical college hospitals, the release read.

Only serious COVID-19 sympathetic patients will be admitted to these hospitals, it added.

“There should be no disturbance in the treatment of other patients in all medical colleges and hospitals and in order to ensure proper arrangements for the treatment of coronavirus patients, all principals and superintendents are instructed that by July 10, for the treatment of COVID-19 patients in the institutions, separate blocks should be identified and the treatment should begin from July 11. Oxygen cylinders must be available with each bed,” the release stated.

According to the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Bihar has reported 13,944 COVID-19 cases so far.

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World

24,20,23,922Cases
20,36,06,535Active
3,34,95,808Recovered
49,21,579Deaths
Coronavirus has spread to 195 countries. The total confirmed cases worldwide are 24,20,23,922 and 49,21,579 have died; 20,36,06,535 are active cases and 3,34,95,808 have recovered as on October 21, 2021 at 4:33 am.

India

3,41,27,450 18,454Cases
1,78,831 733Active
3,34,95,808 17,561Recovered
4,52,811 160Deaths
In India, there are 3,41,27,450 confirmed cases including 4,52,811 deaths. The number of active cases is 1,78,831 and 3,34,95,808 have recovered as on October 21, 2021 at 2:30 am.

State Details

State Cases Active Recovered Deaths
Maharashtra

65,96,645 1,825

29,333 1,075

64,27,426 2,879

1,39,886 21

Kerala

48,79,790 11,150

83,333 2,476

47,69,373 8,592

27,084 82

Karnataka

29,84,484 462

9,103 26

29,37,405 479

37,976 9

Tamil Nadu

26,90,633 1,170

14,058 268

26,40,627 1,418

35,948 20

Andhra Pradesh

20,61,810 523

5,566 88

20,41,924 608

14,320 3

Uttar Pradesh

17,10,058 11

112 6

16,87,048 17

22,898

West Bengal

15,82,813 867

7,491 63

15,56,315 795

19,007 9

Delhi

14,39,466 25

310 12

14,14,066 37

25,090

Odisha

10,36,532 559

4,387 106

10,23,849 451

8,296 2

Chhattisgarh

10,05,735 34

185 3

9,91,979 36

13,571 1

Rajasthan

9,54,393 1

38 0

9,45,401 1

8,954

Gujarat

8,26,340 14

176 9

8,16,077 22

10,087 1

Madhya Pradesh

7,92,709 9

82 3

7,82,104 6

10,523

Haryana

7,71,116 15

133 7

7,60,934 8

10,049

Bihar

7,26,036 3

30 12

7,16,345 15

9,661

Telangana

6,69,556 191

3,968 28

6,61,646 162

3,942 1

Assam

6,07,427 308

3,610 25

5,97,859 282

5,958 1

Punjab

6,02,113 32

232 16

5,85,331 15

16,550 1

Jharkhand

3,48,486 25

142 14

3,43,209 11

5,135

Uttarakhand

3,43,773 8

176 1

3,36,199 6

7,398 1

Jammu And Kashmir

3,31,299 78

800 3

3,26,070 80

4,429 1

Himachal Pradesh

2,21,936 110

1,394 46

2,16,815 64

3,727

Goa

1,77,706 47

597 23

1,73,755 70

3,354

Puducherry

1,27,521 42

461 29

1,25,208 71

1,852

Manipur

1,22,970 71

1,360 2

1,19,706 66

1,904 3

Mizoram

1,15,207 741

10,263 505

1,04,548 1,243

396 3

Tripura

84,351 2

95 7

83,440 9

816

Meghalaya

83,158 79

761 21

80,958 58

1,439

Chandigarh

65,312 2

24 1

64,468 3

820

Arunachal Pradesh

55,043 12

138 7

54,625 19

280

Sikkim

31,800 17

175 6

31,232 22

393 1

Nagaland

31,659 18

255 8

30,728 10

676

Ladakh

20,886 3

34 0

20,644 3

208

Dadra And Nagar Haveli

10,676

2 2

10,670 2

4

Lakshadweep

10,365

0 0

10,314

51

Andaman And Nicobar Islands

7,646

7 1

7,510 1

129

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