Covid claimed 140 deaths in Hamirpur

Hamirpur, May 15 (QNN)

As many as 140 people had died in the district Hamirpur till yesterday while total number of active cases had reached 2995 and 200 new cases in a day. Pertinent to mention that district had 10905 confirmed covid cases while 7769 had recovered.

Notably, health authorities had 300 oxygen cylinders in the district to meet the emergencies but refilling was major issue. After installation of 300 LPM oxygen plant at medical college the situation of oxygen supply had improved.

The district administration had established a 30 bed covid care ward that had with regular oxygen supply. Despite increase in the covid cases there were nine beds were still available for the patients while 21patinets were on oxygen support at this facility.

This was another relief to the district that the number of patients curing everyday now had increased from the number of new corona positive cases. Meanwhile, there were 150 corona positive cases in the covid care centres in the district and number appeared to be reducing.

Dr. Anil Verma Nodal officer for covid care said that there was sufficient stock of oxygen in the covid care centre. He said that every possible care and treatment was provided to the patients and recovery of the patients was also fast.