Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chauhan said 20 ICU beds for COVID-19 at a hospital in Madhav Nagar are now ready for use.
Shivraj Singh Chauhan visited the hospital on his trip to Ujjain for an event on Friday. While addressing the media, Shivraj Singh Chouhan said: "These ICU beds were necessary during the time of pandemic. The beds will be used for serious COVID-19 patients. The Madhya Pradesh government is doing everything it can to curb the deadly coronavirus."
Meanwhile, Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chauhan on Friday transferred the amount of Fasal Bima, to the bank account of farmers in Ujjain.
Madhya Pradesh on Thursday recorded 2,391 fresh coronavirus cases, taking its count to 97,906. The death of 33 more patients took the statewide COVID-19 toll to 1,877.
Of these fatalities, Indore recorded six, followed by five each in Bhopal and Gwalior, two each in Jabalpur, Sagar, Neemuch, Betul, Rewa and Balaghat and one each in Dhar, Damoh, Datia, Chhatarpur and Singrauli. A total of 2,863 patients were discharged from hospitals, taking the count of recoveries in the state to 74,398. Madhya Pradesh now has 7,707 active containment zones.