BHOPAL: Most of the private Covid-dedicated hospitals have started treatment of non-Covid patients with a decline in the number of corona cases in the state which has reported far below 1 per cent corona-positive rate. However, some of the private hospitals were already carrying on treatment of both types of patients even during the second wave of corona by segregating them.
A Niramay Hospital executive said that the hospital had begun treatment of non-Covid patients by keeping eight beds reserved for them. The management has reserved the beds to assess the corona trend during unlock.
A Silverline Hospital executive said that both kinds of treatment were being carried out during pandemic times on separate floors of the hospital. Silverline Hospital never stopped treatment of non-Covid patients even during the second wave of the corona, so there was no need to start treatment of Covid patients separately.
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According to Care Hospital, it started treatment of non-Covid patients just four days ago. As the number of Covid cases has declined, the hospital has started treatment of non-Covid patients. Simultaneously, the management is keeping a close vigil on the corona trend during unlock.
A Nobel Hospital executive said that the hospital had carried out treatment of both Covid and non-Covid patients during pandemic times. The hospital managed both the affairs smoothly.
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Sidhdhanta Hospitalís doctors said that, for the past 15 days, the hospital had been treating non-Covid patients. Fifty per cent were Covid patients and the other 50 per for non-Covid, but, now, it is a fully non-Covid hospital.
Government hospitals were also to start treatment of non-Covid patients, but, because of the junior doctorsí strike, it got delayed.
The All-India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) adopted a strategy of wait-and-watch with the graded unlock. According to the AIIMS authorities, if the number of corona cases increase with the unlock, there will be a need for more beds. So, hospitals will wait for the corona trend to unravel in unlock.
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