JAIPUR: Rajasthan Health Minister Raghu Sharma on Monday stated particular consideration is being given to strengthen medical amenities in youngsters hospitals within the state in view of the potential for a 3rd wave of coronavirus influence on youngsters.
Addressing a evaluate assembly after inspecting amenities at J Ok Lon Hospital right here, he stated that about 200 ICU beds can be accessible quickly in J Ok Lon Hospital that at the moment has 800 beds.
He stated that conserving in thoughts the potential for a 3rd wave affecting youngsters, 600 beds on this hospital might be reserved for coronavirus sufferers.
All these 600 beds might be transformed into ICU beds, if wanted.
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All the beds within the hospital are linked with a centralised oxygen system, he stated, including that an oxygen plant is being arrange within the hospital.
After the plant is established, round 1,500 litres of oxygen will likely be accessible in J Ok Lon Hospital.
The minister stated preparations for the therapy of coronavirus affected sufferers is not going to have an effect on the 200-bed NICU unit.
He stated the therapy of kids would proceed within the NICU unit as standard.
During the inspection, SMS Medical College Principal Dr Sudhir Bhandari, Hospital Superintendent Dr Arvind Shukla, Chief Medical and Health Officer Dr Narottam Sharma had been additionally current.