Delhi prepares 30,000 beds, ramped up oxygen availability to fight Omicron

The CM Arvind Kejriwal was asserted at a review meeting to fight a possible third wave due to Omicron Variant.

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New Delhi: As per Delhi Government, The State is preparing to fight a possible threat of the Omicron variant of coronavirus. For this, State has prepared 30,000 oxygen beds and also ramped up oxygen supply and its storage.
The CM Arvind Kejriwal was asserted at a review meeting to fight a possible third wave due to Omicron Variant. The statement said, “This time, we have prepared 30,000 oxygen beds. Out of these, 10, 000 are ICU beds. There are 6,800 beds under construction that will be ready by February,” Govt. hopes Omicron doesn’t create havoc in India just like Delta.
CM Kejriwal in an Online briefing said, “In every municipal ward we are able to prepare 100 oxygen beds at a notice of two weeks. There are 270 municipal wards which mean we will have 27,000 beds” The preparations for home isolations is also being done.
This year in April and May, Delhi battled a brutal second wave of the pandemic that claimed a huge number of lives and led to a shortage of oxygen and Non-Stop Funerals.
On April 20, Delhi had reported 28,395 cases, the highest in the city since the beginning of the pandemic last year. The positivity rate was 36.2 percent, which was the highest in India. Delhi recorded around 300 deaths every day at that time.

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