Delhi plans to buy 500 ventilators, turn OTs into ICUs

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Delhi plans to buy 500 ventilators, turn OTs into ICUs

Apr 28, 2020 08:58 IST

To increase the capacity to treat critical Covid-19 patients in intensive care units (ICU), the Delhi government is looking to buy around 500 ventilators for its hospitals. Currently, the city has 1,106 ventilators, 306 in government hospitals and 800 in private ones. Delhi govt is now preparing for a 500 cases per day scenario. The two dedicated Covid-19 hospitals in Delhi are looking at converting their operation theatres into ICUs.

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