Udayavni Special

602 hospitals earmarked as dedicated COVID-19 facilities: Health Ministry


Team Udayavani, Apr 14, 2020, 5:57 PM IST

New Delhi: A total of 602 hospitals have been earmarked as dedicated COVID-19 facilities in coordination with capacity of 1,06,719 isolation beds and 12,024 ICU beds reserved for such patients in the country , the Union Health Ministry said on Tuesday.

Addressing the daily briefing, Lav Agarwal, the joint secretary in the ministry of health, said 1,211 fresh coronavirus cases and 31 new deaths have been reported in the last 24 hours, taking the number of cases to 10,363 and deaths to 339 in the country.

According to an ICMR official, 2.31 lakh tests have been conducted so far for COVID-19.

“We have tested 2.31 lakh samples, so far, including 21,635 samples yesterday. Out of these 18,644 were done in ICMR network of labs. We have enough kits to cover for a very long time,” a senior ICMR official said.

The Health Ministry officials said that to break the virus chain in a particular area, not a single case should be reported from there for at least 28 days.

“If no case is reported for 28 days from a particular area, we can say that we have been able to break the chain of transmission there,” the ministry officials said.

Udayavani is now on Telegram. Click here to join our channel and stay updated with the latest news.

Top News

COVID-19 caseload in India rises to 95.71 lakh with 36,595 new infections

Use Marathi in signages, ads: Maha govt to Konkan Railway

NASA to buy Moon dust for $1 from private companies

US records over 2.1 lakh new Covid-19 cases in 24 hours: Johns Hopkins

Domestic carriers may post loss of Rs 21,000 crore this fiscal: Report

Hyderabad civic polls: Counting begins amid tight security

Govt will not impose night curfew again: Bommai



Related Articles More

COVID-19 caseload in India rises to 95.71 lakh with 36,595 new infections

Use Marathi in signages, ads: Maha govt to Konkan Railway

Pakistan trying to link Jadhav matter with another Indian’s case: MEA

Hyderabad civic polls: Counting begins amid tight security

Navy to procure more submarines, other assets to boost combat-readiness: Navy chief

MUST WATCH

Pro-terror graffiti case culprits will be arrested soon: Basavaraj Bommai

Meal of Bakasur : Hotel Fish Campus Udupi | Udayavani

Things You Should Know When Starting A Business | Profitable Business Ideas After Lockdown

Mangalore Boat tragedy: We’re with families of deceased, says Kota after announcing Rs 6 lakh compensation

Mangaluru boat tragedy: Body of another fisherman recovered

Latest Additions

COVID-19 caseload in India rises to 95.71 lakh with 36,595 new infections

Use Marathi in signages, ads: Maha govt to Konkan Railway

Pakistan trying to link Jadhav matter with another Indian’s case: MEA

‘I love you, Diego’: Pele pens message for Maradona

NASA to buy Moon dust for $1 from private companies

Thanks for visiting Udayavani

You seem to have an Ad Blocker on.
To continue reading, please turn it off or whitelist Udayavani.