Maharashtra: Hospital Run Out Of Beds, In Pune Patients Given Oxygen In Waiting Area – Covid-19 Pandemic: Full beds in most hospitals in Maharashtra, Oxygen beds lying in waiting area in Pune ..


Pune, the most affected district of Maharashtra, has ICU-Oxygen beds


Maharashtra Covid-19 case update: Amidst growing cases of Corona, there is a huge shortage of ICU beds and oxygen in the hotspot district within Maharashtra. In Pune, seven oxygen beds have to be installed in the waiting area of ​​the hospital so that the patients can be saved by giving oxygen instead of returning. 92% of Mumbai ICUs, 93% ventilator beds are full. A long queue has started appearing for the life-saving drug Remedisvir. In Nashik district, there was a long queue for Remedisvir. In many places, people were seen angry due to the stock collapse. For the last 5 days, more than four thousand cases are being seen in the private government hospital in Nashik, patients are seen everywhere, in such a shortage of beds are also coming out. Nashik’s foster minister Chhagan Bhujbal himself visited the hospital ward and the oxygen bed.

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Amidst the growing cases of Corona, the state Health Minister Rajesh Tope says, “People are spoiling their condition by waiting. Of those who are currently on Oxygen or ICU, most of them spent 5-7 days. The situation deteriorated so that tests and medicine were not started in time. ”The most affected district of Maharashtra is full of ICU-Oxygen beds in Pune, so instead of returning people to the Yashwantrao Chavan Memorial (YCM) hospital in Pimpri area, the waiting area itself has 7 Oxygen beds have been installed. This initiative is saving the lives of patients. Dr. Kaustubh Kahane, incharge of YCMH, Pune, says, “This is a triage area where patients come here and wait till they are shifted somewhere so we have installed oxygen beds for them here, the first two were now increased to 7 We have done it and will carry it forward. ”There are only 79 ventilators left in Pune district, while the figures in Pune city say that there are only 5 ICU beds, not one ventilator. In another affected city of Nagpur, Maharashtra, the hospital is forced to treat two patients on one bed, the land-based institution and the Indian Medical Association say that there is a severe shortage of ICU beds and oxygen in many districts. Christuddin Siddiqui of Global Foundation says, ‘There is a lot of gas cylinder in Aurangabad, where 150 of refueling used to be now 350, many conditions have been imposed by the gas agency, thousands of deposits are charged, beds are so short It is in some way that oxygen cylinders are being isolated in their homes by deteriorating.

Spokesperson of the Indian Medical Association, Dr. Avinash Bhondway said about the situation in Corona in Maharashtra, ‘Mumbai Pune, Nashik, Aurangabad, Navi Mumbai, Nagpur, there are no ICU beds anywhere. Government beds are full, there is no place even in private. The lack of oxygen is being felt everywhere. “In the financial capital, Mumbai has 92% ICU beds and 93% ventilator beds are full.” Overall, the situation is worrisome! Meanwhile, merchants from Borivali East protested against the closure of shops due to the Corona epidemic. Their demand is that when online shopping, vegetable market, local trains and buses are on, then why are we banned? We too have children. 8 to 10 families working in our country thrive on the strength of these shops.


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