Thursday, 27 January, 2022
TopicDelhi hospitals

Topic: Delhi hospitals

Only 37% ventilator beds vacant in Delhi, private hospitals say can’t reserve more ICU beds

Of the total 98 hospitals offering ventilator beds in Delhi, 49 are already out of ventilators. Several others are running close to full capacity.

No shortage of oxygen in Delhi hospitals, have enough for 6-7 days, says Satyendar Jain

“The positivity rate has plateaued out a bit and a downward trend will be there in a week or two,” he said.

After month-long downward Covid trend, Delhi sees worrying rise in cases, hospitalisations

After a troublesome period of sharp spikes, Delhi had managed to emerge from its Covid crisis in July. But August began on a different note.

Covid patients say Delhi private hospitals still overcharging, ignoring govt rate caps

More than a month after Delhi govt capped rates for Covid treatment, patients say hospitals don't disclose this information and insurance companies don't cover the excess amount.

How a Muslim Covid patient was cremated and a Hindu nearly buried after AIIMS mix-up

The mix-up was discovered when the brother of the Muslim Covid victim slipped Rs 500 to a cemetery worker to get one last look at her before her burial.

Delhi Health Minister Satyendar Jain receives plasma therapy, under ICU monitoring for 24 hrs

On Friday, Jain's condition deteriorated and was put on oxygen support. He was put on oxygen support after his lung infection increased.

Delhi Mohalla Clinics battle mask shortage, delayed salary but continue quiet fight in pandemic

AAP’s flagship primary healthcare programme, Mohalla Clinics, see anywhere between 70 and 200 patients a day, often from behind a curtain.

Ganga Ram Hospital moves Delhi High Court to quash FIR filed against it

According to the FIR, the complainant is a senior official of the Delhi Health Department, who also alleged the hospital was not using RT-PCR app while collecting Covid samples.

The core of Arvind Kejriwal’s politics — create a tussle, play victim, rinse and repeat

Arvind Kejriwal's decision to reserve Delhi’s hospital beds exclusively for city residents, which LG Anil Baijal overturned, is a classic example of the playbook the CM has perfected.

Doctors at Delhi hospitals threaten to resign over no salaries, HC orders NDMC to pay up

The Delhi High Court took suo motu cognisance of the issue based on reports that senior and junior resident doctors at six hospitals didn't receive salaries from March onwards.

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File photo of Russian President Vladimir Putin in Moscow | Photo: Andrey Rudakov | Bloomberg

How Vladimir Putin keeps everyone guessing

Over the years, Putin has always had the upper hand tactically vis-à-vis the West because he’s had what’s called escalation dominance. But experts say he may have gone a big step too far.
AU Small Finance Bank Managing Director and Chief Executive Sanjay Agarwal. | Photo by special arrangement

MSME sector requires hand-holding, Budget measures needed: AU Small Finance Bank MD & CEO

The sector has faced continued distress since the Covid-19 pandemic struck in March 2020. Govt data says about 9% of MSMEs shut down due to the pandemic.

Defence

The photo of former PM Indira Gandhi with the three former service chiefs | Photo: Wikimedia Commons

‘Mystery’ brochure on 1971 War crops Indira Gandhi, Jagjivan Ram from images, courts controversy

Both images show the then service chiefs, but the former PM and defence minister is removed from them.

Modi vs non-BJP CMs: When most popular isn’t all-powerful & why Centre-state ties will worsen

Modi’s inability to win many states, and the huge popularity his rivals enjoy there, is pushing Indian politics in a more robustly federal direction.
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