The officer on particular responsibility for Covid-19 within the metropolis and district Vinod Rao issued a notification for the hospitals on Saturday. Aside from the sharp rise within the variety of hospitalisations, the notification goals to make sure that cross-infection of Covid-19 doesn’t happen in hospitals.
After the primary wave and the spike after Diwali festivities, the bottom hospitalisation within the metropolis was seen on February 13 when 515 sufferers had been admitted within the metropolis. The quantity rose drastically since then and reached 2,780 on Saturday.
The hospitals have been requested to postpone scheduled elective surgical procedures until April 10 besides in unavoidable instances. This shall grow to be implementable from Monday.
The notification additionally requested hospitals to make sure that sufferers who’re eligible for home-based Covid care usually are not admitted to hospitals needlessly. The hospitals have been requested to advise such sufferers to go in for care at dwelling from a chosen personal hospital or from the closest city well being centre.