The Union Ministry of Home Affairs has directed the closure of two specialized and temporary Covid care centers in the city one by one, in view of the steady decline in cases of coronavirus. The management of the Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Kovid Hospital located in Delhi Cantt Area is managed by DRDO and the management of Sardar Patel Kovid Care Center in Chhatarpur area of South Delhi.
The Ministry of Home Affairs has asked the Defense Research and Development Organization (DRDO) to close the Covid Care Center being run on its behalf and directed the Military Forces Medical Services (AFMC) to remove its health workers from this center. is. The Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) has also been given similar instructions for the Covid Care Center in Chhatarpur within a week with immediate effect.
Admitted patients will be given leave after recovering
A senior Home Ministry official said that one by one both health centers will be closed. Patients who are admitted will be discharged after recovery and new patients will not be admitted. Last year, two temporary health centers were started in June-July. The decision was taken after a review meeting this month with officials of Union Home Secretary Ajay Bhalla, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, AFMC, ITBP and DRDO .
128 new cases of corona in one day in Delhi
Home Ministry officials said that it has been decided to close both Kovid care centers in the national capital Delhi due to continuous decline in cases of corona infection as well as adequate medical facilities. On Monday, 128 new cases of corona infection were reported in Delhi and one person died. At the same time, the Positivity Rate in the city is 0.30 percent and 1,041 patients are being treated.
Instructions to send health workers back to their places
Simultaneously, it was also discussed in the meeting that the health workers of different Central Armed Police Forces (CAPF) working in the ITBP-run center should now send them to the respective places, as only special arrangements during the epidemic He was brought here under The Covid Care Center in Chhatarpur was described as the largest center with 10,000 more beds. Currently there is not a single patient in the ICU while there are 60 infected patients in the ward. So far, more than 12,000 patients have been treated in this center located in the premises of Radha Swami Vyas.