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Only 33% hosp beds occupied by Covid sufferers in Jaipur, Jodhpur, Health News, ET HealthWorld

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JAIPUR: The variety of severe Covid-19 sufferers who require hospitalisation is step by step lowering throughout the state. Merely 33% hospital beds are occupied by Covid sufferers in Jaipur and Jodhpur, which boast of most variety of energetic instances in Rajasthan.

TOI on Saturday spoke to the well being division authorities and medical doctors engaged within the therapy of Covid-19 sufferers.

“On September 24, Rajasthan had 18,993 active cases, with 10,576 people under home isolation while 5,516 were admitted to the hospitals without oxygen while 2,902 were on oxygen support at various hospitals across the state. However, after almost 15 days on October 9, we had 21,398 active cases in the state out of which 15,719 people are under home isolation, 3,707 are in hospitals across the state without oxygen support, while 1,972 are in hospitals on oxygen support. These figures clearly say that people requiring hospitalisation are decreasing,” Akhil Arora, principal secretary, medical and well being, advised TOI whereas quoting the figures.

Also, numerous hospitals are seeing a decline within the admission of sufferers.

“Out of 4,135 beds in various hospitals across Jaipur only 1,392 are occupied. So, we are left with nearly 2,743 beds in Jaipur which include 412 ICU beds,” mentioned Dr Narottam Sharma, chief medical and well being officer, Jaipur. Also, sufferers complaining of extreme pneumonia are additionally dipping. “There is also a drop in the patients coming with severe pneumonia after Covid-19 which is also indicating that fatality is decreasing. Earlier, people with very mild symptoms also were reserving hospital beds which is no longer the case, so the occupancy at hospitals is decreasing,” mentioned Dr Ajeet Singh, further superintendent, SMS Hospital, who can also be in-charge of RUHS.

The medical groups who’re in contact with the sufferers below dwelling isolation are observing that their fever is therapeutic after three days of treatment. “Initially, people under home isolation were complaining of fever for at least six days. But now fever is subsiding in merely three days in many patients,” mentioned a health care provider.

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