Lucknow's SGPGI hospital gears up to combat the spread of fresh Covid-19 infections
In light of the recent resurgence of Covid-19 cases across India, infections in Lucknow and other UP districts is also on the rise. Reportedly, a total of 119 individuals have been recorded as having contracted Covid-19 in the past 24 hours, resulting in an increase in the active case count which now stands at 875.
In an effort to curb the increase in Covid-19 infections, the Sanjay Gandhi Post Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences (SGPGIMS) in Lucknow has started making preparations to provide medical attention to patients suffering from the infection.
What are the arrangements which have been made at SGPGIMS Lucknow?
SGPGI's Rajdhani Covid Hospital-2 (RCH-2) has taken special measures to provide patients with the most advanced medical facilities available, with all 72 beds equipped with modern treatment amenities.
In addition, the hospital authorities have also equipped the facility with ventilators in the ICU to cater to both adults and children, while also making arrangements for oxygen support.
Reportedly, the spread of new cases is attributed to the new COVID-19 variant XBB 1.1.6 under which the rate of spread of infection is fast but the patients are not facing any major problems.