Admit only those patients in need of oxygen, TS tells hospitals

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Telangana has recorded 2,478 positive cases in a single day indicating the growing alarming situation. The State Health Department has asked all Govt hospitals to admit Covid patients only those who need Oxygen and Ventilators. Other patients who have mild symptoms may be shifted to Isolation Centres as the number of cases are increasing in the state.

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Efforts are also on to scale up the daily administration of Covid vaccine doses from the present 50,000 vaccines to at least 1.25 lakh across all Covid Vaccination Centres in the State. Each PHC has to vaccinate at least 100 vaccines per day while Areas Hospitals and Community Hospitals have to administer 200 vaccine doses. The District Hospitals have been given a target to administer at least 300 vaccine doses in a single day.

Isolation Centres have been opened in all 33 districts in the State and a total of 11,00 Oxygen beds are available in Govt hospitals.

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