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Child specialty hospitals in Jaipur witness an alarming surge in viral fever & bronchitis cases

Amid terrors of an impending COVID third wave and its anticipated effects on children, another fear has plagued the city of Jaipur. Several paediatric facilities, including the biggest government-run child speciality centre-JK Lon Hospital, are facing a bed crunch due to an alarming influx of bronchitis patients. Immediate hospital care is being prescribed to all children who are complaining about difficulty in breathing, read reports.

Doctors have further claimed that a significant rise in this number is being fueled due to viral infection in Jaipur, which is hampering quick recoveries. In this situation of high infection load and longer recovery, many patients have to share beds for oxygen support.

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New IPD tower & an Institute of Cardiology building to come up at Jaipur's SMS Hospital

Strengthening the medical infrastructure of the city, the SMS Hospital is all set to house expanded facilities including an Institute of Cardiology. Additionally, reports state that the hospital will become the first healthcare facility in the state to have a helipad atop a 22 floored building. In order to speed up the implementation of this program, firms are being roped in to clear the quarters and other residential structures, where the establishment of the new centres is proposed.

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Rajasthan to intensify COVID testing & public awareness campaigns in rural areas!

In order to contain the spread of coronavirus in the state's rural areas, the government of Rajasthan has decided to cover all grounds and increase covid testing, in a systematic way. The state has also decide to amplify awareness campaigns, educating the rural population about the pandemic and use of precautionary measures, such as face masks and social distancing.

Authorities have also been asked to impose night curfews in 8 districts of the state, with absolute strictness. Besides that, the administration has decided to boost the medical infrastructure in the state capital Jaipur, to shoulder the urban case load and patient influx from neighbouring regions.

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Beds in Jaipur's hospitals double up in 7 weeks, will help in combating Coronavirus cases

Jaipur city hospitals and other Covid care centres have doubled up facilities in the last 49 days to counter the daily surge of COVID-19 cases that clock over 300 each day. However, in spite of these boosted services, the city continues to struggle with little to no vacancies in all 46 city hospitals, including 7 government institutions and 39 private ones.

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Jaipur's covid tally marked at 35,319 as yet; recovery ratio of Rajsthan at 91.2%

The capital of Rajasthan, Jaipur has reported 35,319 confirmed corona cases till date and 30,329 patients have recuperated and gone back home. Within a day's time, the city recorded 307 corona victims and as of today, the number of active cases is pegged at 197. As of 6th November, the state has conducted 38,44,472 tests and the active ratio stands at 7.8% while the recovery ratio is marked at 91.2%. Although the corona tally is on a steady decline according to official numbers, the city's private and corporate hospitals are witnessing packed hospital beds.

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