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Dr Nanda Kumar Jairam & Dr Trupti Gilada Talks About New Vaccine Policy In India | CNN News18

Dr Nanda Kumar Jairam (CEO, Chairman and GMD at Columbia Asia Hospitals) & Dr Trupti Gilada (Physician Infectious Diseases Masina Hospitals, Mumbai) with their views. On a day when saw Delhi’s coronavirus positivity rate rose sharply from 9.43% to 12.44% in a span of 24 hours, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal chaired an emergency meeting to take stock of the administration’s preparedness to combat the crisis and meet with the increasing demand for beds to treat infected patients. Seeking everyone’s cooperation, he later wrote on Twitter that steps are being taken to increase beds in both private and government sectors. He urged citizens to follow all COVID-related protocols, not to rush to hospitals unless necessary and get vaccinated if eligible.The day saw Delhi touch yet another peak of 11,491 cases, a sharp spike in casualties from 10 to 72 in 10 days and total active cases surging to staggering 38,095. Delhi conducted 92,397 tests and vaccinated 74,397 people in the last 24 hours.In a bid to increase the number of beds in the city capital, 14 government and private health facilities are being declared ‘full Covid-19’ hospitals. These are are Indraprashta Apollo, Sir Gangaram, Holy Family, Maharaja Agarsen, Max SS Shalimar Bagh, Fortis SS , Shalimar Bagh, Max Smart Super Speciality , Venkateshar Hospital, Sri Balaji Action Medical Institute, Jaipur Golden Hospital, Mata Chanan Devi Hospital, Pushpavati Singhania Research Institute, Manipal Hospital and Saroj Super Speciality Hospital.

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