Indore: Black fungus cases on the rise in the city

Staff ReporterUpdated: Friday, May 28, 2021, 12:32 AM IST
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Indore: Number of cases of mucormycosis (Black Fungus) is increasing in the city continuously as the total number of patients admitted to Maharaja Yeshwantrao Hospital reached 282, so far.

Moreover, 24 patients have lost their lives during the treatment in the hospital. The shortage of antifungal injections continues in the city as only 42 injections are left in the hospital where 282 patients have been admitted.

Cases of Mucormycosis in MY Hospital

1 Total number of admitted cases 282

2 Number of patients admitted on Thursday 26

3 COVID positive cases 15

4 Post COVID cases 258

5 Cases of no Covid history 9

6 Number of surgeries done on Thursday 14

7 Number of surgeries done so far 123

8 Number of endoscopy done on Thursday 18

9 Number of endoscopy done so far 301

10 Number of patients discharged on Thursday 5

11 Number of patients discharged till date 29

12 Number of deaths due to mucormycosis till date 24

13 Number of Amphoterecin injections available 42

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