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Private hospitals in Ajmer district will also treat Covid patients, Health News, ET HealthWorld

Sep 29, 2020

AJMER: In the wake of a spike in Covid cases in the district, five private hospitals have been directed to start treatment of corona patients. Out of the five private hospitals, three are in Ajmer and one each in Kishangarh and in Beawar.

Earlier, most patients got themselves admitted to Jaipur private hospitals. Over the last 15 days, an average of 100 people are getting infected with the virus in addition to around three deaths in Ajmer.

Divisional commissioner Arushi Malik on Monday held a meeting of medical and health officials and inspected the Covid ward in JLN Hospital. From the first day of lockdown on March 23, JLN Hospital had been treating Covid patients but now with more people getting infected, more hospitals are needed to treat them.

Malik said there was no deficiency of oxygen cylinders in Ajmer district and some private hospitals even have their own oxygen generators. She said the new ICU ward with 200 beds will start working soon.

She also directed to allow relatives of patients to meet them in Covid ward but with PPT kits and following the guidelines. She said that direction has also be given to doctors to arrange communication of patients with their relatives and family members so that they feel good.

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