These hospitals will present the federal government with 17,111 non-ICU beds, 1,286 ICU beds and 717 isolation beds
The Andhra Pradesh authorities has determined to take over 58 non-public hospitals throughout the 13 districts within the state. This will present the federal government with round 19,000 beds in case of emergency.
These hospitals will present the federal government with 17,111 non-ICU beds, 1,286 ICU beds and 717 isolation beds.
The state nodal officer Girija Shankar stated, “We have taken over a total of 58 private hospitals with a capacity of over 19,000 beds. This will further boost our medical infrastructure and help the state brace for any eventuality.”
Four hospitals from Srikakulam, Guntur, Prakasam, and Anantapur; 5 every from Vizianagaram, Visakhapatnam, East Godavari, Krishna, Chittoor and Nellore; three hospitals from West Godavari and Kadapa every; and 6 hospitals from Kurnool have been picked.
The determination has come after the variety of coronavirus instances within the state has elevated to 329 together with four deaths.
The authorities has additionally put aside a 530-beds facility particularly for COVID-19 sufferers.
Along with this Andhra Pradesh has additionally began manufacturing coronavirus testing kits on the Andhra Pradesh MedTech Zone (AMTZ).
“An order for three lakh rapid testing kits has already been placed by the government,” he added.
The AMTZ can be planning to broaden its manufacturing capability from 2,000 testing kits per day to 25,000 testing kits per day.
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