Due to Covid Spike AIIMS will perform only Urgent Surgeries

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New Delhi:

Delhi’s premier hostel, All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), has decided to reduce surgeries from Saturday due to the surge in Corona cases in the country. While giving this information on Thursday, the officials said that for the time being, only surgery will be done. Significantly, in the last two months, the cases of corona have increased rapidly in the country, it is being considered as the second wave of corona. Election rallies, festivals and religious gatherings of many prominent politicians, including PM Narendra Modi, are believed to be the main reason for the increase in Corona cases.

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Earlier, on Tuesday, AIIMS decided to discontinue registration for outpatient (inpatient patients who do not have to stay overnight) treatment from Thursday in view of the spurt in new cases of corona. Was With this decision of AIIMS, routine walk-in OPD registration, including special clinics, has been closed and only those who are already appointments are allowed. The AIIMS administration stated that the decision was taken “in view of the need to reduce the possibility of community spread of the Corona epidemic.”

More than 1.25 lakh new cases have come in the country in the last 24 hours. In one day, 1,26,789 new Corona cases have been registered, while 685 people have lost their lives from Corona during this period. So far, the total number of corona patients has increased to 1,29,28,574. At the same time, in case of death, 1,66,862 people have died due to this virus so far. Along with the country, there has been an upsurge in new cases of corona in the capital Delhi. In Delhi, 7437 new cases have been reported in the last 24 hours while 24 patients have died due to corona infection. After November 19, there are the most new cases in a day. On November 19, 7546 new cases were reported in Delhi. Positivity rate exceeded 8%. Delhi has seen 26 percent cases since Wednesday. In Delhi, 91770 tests were conducted in the last 24 hours. In an effort to curb the Corona wave, the Delhi government has decided to impose a night curfew from 10 am to 5 am by 30 April.

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