At a time when Covid-19 has wreaked havoc across the country with total tally on the rise, a good news has come to the fore from the National capital. For the first time in the past two months, Lok Nayak Hospital — Delhi government’s biggest Covid-19 treatment facility didn’t report any death due to Corona on Monday.
“No death in our biggest Covid hospital LNJP yesterday,” Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal tweeted on Tuesday. As per a TOI report, Dr Suresh Kumar who is medical director of the hospital, held series of measures undertaken recently by the Delhi government for this feat. These measures include extensive ICU care, plasma bank, top healthcare facilities and dedication of doctors and healthcare workers.
He further added that since last two months there has been at least one death recorded daily in the past couple of months, but on Monday, there was no fatality.
Till Tuesday evening, about 389 (19%) of the hospital’s 2,000 beds were occupied by Covid patients. Of these, 88 were in ICU and two on ventilators, he added. The national capital has reported a decline in total daily intake of covid-19 cases in recent weeks.
On Tuesday, there were 1,056 cases reported, taking the tally to over 14 lakh. The state health department said 28 fatalities were recorded in the past 24 hours.