COVID care centre developed at Jaipur's Radha Soami Satsang Beas campus is now functional!

Amongst a multitude of challenges ushered in by the pandemic, the city struggles with its overburdened medical infrastructure.

Amid soaring COVID tallies in Rajasthan, 3,289 new cases were recorded in Jaipur on Tuesday, the highest figure in the list of daily records. With the inflating count of COVID patients, the requirement for amplified medical facilities has surged in the city and new establishments are being set up. As per the latest developments, the COVID care centre developed at Radha Soami Satsang Beas campus has started operations from today.

Only 50 beds with oxygen concentrators open for patients currently

As per reports, only 50 COVID patients will be admitted to the facility currently. Reportedly, the latest facility has a total of 768 beds but all cannot be opened for the patients due to the scarcity of oxygen supplies. Individuals seeking admission have to contact the help desk by calling at 7023557768. Alternatively, the control room can also be called at 7568652770 for getting confirmation.

Reports state that RT-PCR result, HRCT score of less than 13 and SPO2 count between the range 88-93, will be checked before providing admission to the COVID patients. Based on the doctor's evaluation, people with negative RT PCR reports will also be taken into the facility. Currently, the 50 beds being made available are equipped with oxygen concentrators. Reportedly, the total count of beds is equally divided amongst men and women.

According to reports, the Jaipur Development Authority has toilets, power supply, fans, circuit television cameras and other essential amenities at the centre. Facilities for drinking water, tea, breakfast and meals will be available for both the patients and the caretakers.

State Capital enveloped amid COVID crisis

Given the increasing count of fresh detections, the active case count in the state capital spiked up to 31,667 and a total cumulative count of 1,00,651 COVID-affected people has been registered in Jaipur so far. While 21 individuals succumbed to the virus, 989 recoveries were recorded on Tuesday. Amongst a multitude of challenges ushered in by the pandemic, the city struggles with its overburdened medical infrastructure.

Stepping out for COVID vaccination? Here are 5 measures you should keep in mind!

Make sure to not get the virus back home from the vaccination site itself by following these 5 simple steps!

When COVID infection rates are exploding all across the country, vaccination seems to be the only respite for the citizens. With the launch of extensive drives for all individuals above the age of 18, inoculation of a humongous count of individuals will be witnessed in the upcoming days and weeks. While we are all planning to get our slots booked on an urgent basis, we must not forget that the immunisation centres can also turn into contagion hotspots, if proper precautions are not undertaken. So, here are the 5 things to keep in mind as you step out to get your immunity booster jab, that will prevent you from getting the virus back home!

Keep reading... Show less

Strictness to scale at containment zones in Kanpur amid alarming rise of COVID-19 infections!

Authorities can penalise and take other strict actions against people who violate the COVID restrictive protocols.

In a bid to curtail the volatile spread of coronavirus infections in Kanpur, district authorities on Friday, announced to increase surveillance at all containment zones in the territory. As per reports, fresh instructions have been issued to station police officials and beat officers round the clock, at each such restricted areas in the city. These officials will be further assisted by the patrolling officers. Additionally, the Deputy Commissioner of the Police has directed to ensure that no one, except for essential services personnel are allowed entry in places that nurse over one COVID case.

Keep reading... Show less

Hackathon by Lucknow's AKTU to find inventive solutions for the ongoing oxygen crisis!

All interested individuals can apply through the registration portal on the university website by May 10 (5 PM).

Amid heightening oxygen demands across the country, the APJ Abdul Kalam Technical University in Lucknow, is going to organise a hackathon aimed at finding optimal solutions for the LMO crisis. Inviting participation from students, teachers and research fellows, the event will be a race to devise innovative and optimal solutions for reducing wastage, leakage and losses. All interested individuals can apply through the registration portal on the university website by May 10 (5 PM).

Keep reading... Show less

Domestic borders sealed in Jaipur & other Raj districts ahead of blanket lockdown from May 10

Rajasthan Police strictly monitor public movement across districts ahead of state lockdown from May 10.

Ahead of Rajasthan's blanket lockdown from May 10 to May 24 in view of the rampant surge of COVID-19, the state police has increased deployment and surveillance at local borders to track public movement, strictly. Reportedly, this restriction has been implemented under the ambit of 'Red Alert- Jan Anusashan Pakhwara' to break the chain of infection. The police nakabandi bans the passage of vehicles from one district to another without necessary work.

Keep reading... Show less

'Breathe India' initiative by IIT Kanpur alumni racks up over 3 cr for tackling rife LMO crisis!

After successful operations in Delhi, they are expanding their reach to UP with the help of a Lucknow based NGO.

When citizens across the country are grappling due to a dire shortage of oxygen amid the second wave of the pandemic, a group of alumni from IIT Kanpur have taken it upon their shoulders to assure enhanced supplies of the medical necessity. Through a crowdfunded initiative, 'Breathe India', the group has raised more than 3 crores and ordered oxygen concentrators for medical centres across Delhi. Now, they are expanding this scope of help to Uttar Pradesh with the help of a Lucknow-based NGO.

Right Walk Foundation in Lucknow to support 'Breathe India' in UP

After remarkable triumphs in the first week of the campaign, the alumni collective has now associated with Lucknow's Right Walk Foundation for its programs in Uttar Pradesh. Here, the group aims to distribute concentrators, oxygen cylinders, oximeters and other equipment among the underprivileged individuals. With this, the net target of the campaign has been augmented to ₹4 crores and the initiators anticipate that they would reach this goal soon.

Working on the lines of 'social inclusion', Right Walk Foundation assures support and assistance to slum-dwelling communities across 11 districts of Uttar Pradesh. Highlighting the need for public advocacy, the organisation attempts to create an ecosystem of equity and sustainability.

Successful in assuring widespread relief

As per the information provided on their campaign page, over 250 concentrators are being provided through this program to hospitals and COVID care centres. Marking collaborative efforts with SaveLife Foundation, this group of samaritans have been successful in assuring relief in a much greater measure, than their initial expectations. All of the resources are being delivered across Delhi, working in alignment with the requirements observed by the Delhi Government.

The facilitators consist of Ashutosh Ranka, Isha Agarwal, Nikhil Asati, Kavya Eluru, Randhir Shah- each one from a different batch of IIT-K. Together, they have embarked on a journey to help scores of citizens and save hundreds of Life.

Subscribe to our newsletter


Most Read