As many as 60 % of district hospitals in Assam don’t have ICU beds, and the ability is just not obtainable in any of the sub-divisional civil hospitals (SDCHs) in the state, Health, and Family Welfare Minister Keshab Mahanta knowledgeable the meeting on Friday.
In response to a query by Congress member Nurul Huda, the minister stated that out of 25 district hospitals in the state, solely 10 have ICU beds. The complete quantity of ICU beds in district hospitals is 178. ICU beds are being organized in seven such hospitals, he added.
There are not any ICU beds in any of the 15 SDCHs in the state, Mahanta stated. While 20 of the district hospitals have oxygen beds, eight SDCHs have that facility.
The quantity of oxygen beds in district hospitals is 458 and it’s 63 in SDCHs, in response to the minister.
Five district hospitals have neither ICU beds nor oxygen beds, whereas 11 have each amenities, which embrace one district hospital with semi-ICU beds.
The state’s district hospitals and SDCHs have 4,839 and 994 beds respectively, the minister stated. The minister additionally knowledgeable the House that 40 PSA Pressure Swing Adsorption) Oxygen Generator Plants have been sanctioned by the (*60*) authorities for the state, out of which 9 have been commissioned.
Ten extra PSA vegetation with international help or beneath company social accountability (CSR) of varied organizations have additionally been proposed, of which one has already been put in.
The state authorities has proposed the set up of 14 PSA Oxygen Generator Plants, with a complete output capability of 7000 liters per minute (LPM), Mahanta added.
Meanwhile, the minister stated that the Kamrup Metropolitan district which primarily contains the town of Guwahati has recorded the very best quantity of Covid-19 instances and deaths in the second wave of the pandemic since April.
Kamrup Metro and West Karbi Anglong districts even have the very best and lowest quantity of vaccinated folks respectively, Mahanta stated whereas replying to a query by BJP legislator Trash Gowalla.
Altogether 79,24,641 doses of Covid-19 vaccines have been administered in the state until July 11.
At the highest of the vaccination, the listing is Kamrup Metropolitan the place 9,64,953 vaccine doses have been administered to date, adopted by Dibrugarh with 4,40,150 doses and Nagaon with 4,26,149 doses.
Altogether 54,104 vaccine doses have been administered in West Karbi Anglong district until July 11, inserting it on the backside of the vaccination listing. South Salmara Mankachar (56,053) and Dima Hasao (77,555) are the 2 districts above it.
As many as 3,13,672 new instances have been detected through the interval in the state, Mahanta stated.
Kamrup Metropolitan has to date reported the very best quantity of instances at 55,744 in the second wave from April 1 to July 10. It is adopted by Dibrugarh ( 21,616) and Kamrup Rural (18,486).
West Karbi Anglong district reported the least quantity of new instances at 945 in the second wave, Mahanta knowledgeable the House.
Majuli (1,133 instances) and South Salmara Mankachar (1,738 instances) are simply above West Karbi Anglong.
Altogether 4,812 Covid-19 deaths have been reported in the state between April 1 to July 10 this 12 months, the minister added.
The highest quantity of deaths has been recorded in Kamrup Metropolitan with 940 fatalities, adopted by Dibrugarh (432) and Tinsukia (291).
With solely three fatalities between April 1 to July 10 this 12 months, West Karbi Anglong district has the bottom quantity of deaths in the second wave in the state. Majuli and Dima Hasao are above it with 10 and 16 deaths respectively.