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BBMP appears to be like to rope in smaller hospitals in Bengaluru | Bengaluru Information

BENGALURU: Civic physique BBMP advised on Wednesday that non-public hospitals with fewer than 50 beds ought to turn into Covid-19 remedy services, saying it will increase mattress availability within the metropolis. BBMP commissioner N Manjunatha Prasad tried to get non-public hospitals to enroll throughout a dialogue with representatives from the healthcare sector.
With Bengaluru reporting over 2,000 coronavirus instances day by day, BBMP has recognized 84 hospitals with fewer than 100 beds to accommodate symptomatic sufferers. Thirty-seven hospitals have a capability of lower than 50 beds and 47 have as much as 100 beds. “We’re working in the direction of making certain that everybody has entry to a hospital mattress once they flip constructive for Covid-19. Shedding lives as a consequence of lack of beds is horrible,” Prasad stated.
Just lately, BBMP cracked down on hospitals that allegedly refused to share mattress capability with the federal government. “Two weeks in the past, some sufferers died whereas ready for ambulances or beds. As non-public hospitals have been refusing to confess Covid-19 sufferers, claiming they didn’t have sufficient services, we booked instances in opposition to some,” stated one other BBMP official.
The end result of Wednesday’s assembly was encouraging as many non-public hospitals have agreed to offer half of their beds to BBMP, Prasad stated. Some hospitals stated changing into a Covid-19 remedy centre is likely to be tough as they have been treating sufferers with different circumstances. A hospital in Kaggadasapura doesn’t have an ICU, however it’s nonetheless admitting Covid-19 instances with influenza-like sickness or extreme acute respiratory an infection. A civic official stated this was not splendid. “We’re monitoring each hospital and reviewing the services they’ll present to severe instances,” the official stated.

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