World’s largest 10,000-bed Covid center treats 59 patients
Since the total number of Covid-19 patients has crossed the 1 crore mark, the world’s largest 10,000-bed Sardar Patel Covid center in the Chhatarpur area of Delhi has only 59 patients currently in treatment.
According to data collected by the Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP), which is operating the center, said this is the lowest number of patients undergoing treatment at one time. The data also shows that the center has fewer than 100 patients during the past four to five days.
The authorities also stated that this is the first time since its inauguration that the number of patients is approaching 50. According to the data, since July 5, a total of 11,749 patients have been treated at the Covid center and hospital.
Of 11,749 patients, 11,374 patients have been discharged as of the morning of December 22. According to the data, a total of 69 patients were in treatment on Monday morning, of which 10 patients have been discharged in the last 24 hours.
A total of 11 hospitals, including AIIMS, Safdarjung, Medanta, Max Hospital, etc., are referring patients to this Covid center. Recently, when Delhi witnessed the third wave of Covid-19, the Sardar Patel Covid center had witnessed the highest number, 2000 patients, the maximum number of patients undergoing treatment at the facility at one time.
Taking into account the Covid situation in Delhi, ITBP had increased the capacity of Covid-19 beds at Sardar Patel Covid Hospital and Care Center at Radha Soami Satsang Beas in Chhatarpur from 2000 to 3000.
ITBP CEO SS Deswal said the new beds will be equipped with an adequate supply of medical oxygen and denied rumors about a shortage of medical oxygen at the Covid-19 facility.