BLK, Max Healthcare to admit COVID-19 patients from Friday

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New Delhi, March 26 | BLK Super Specialty Hospital and Max Healthcare on Thursday announced they will begin admissions of COVID-19 patients from Friday.

Max Healthcare said that treatment will be available in specially designated isolation wards of their hospitals, at Saket and Patparganj in Delhi.

The units are well-equipped with isolation beds, adequate supply of personal protective gear, ventilators and trained staff to support any complex positive cases.

“With this initiative, we aim to lend a helping hand to the government in fighting against this colossal pandemic by admitting Covid-19 positive patients at two hospitals across our network for treatment,” said Sandeep Budhiraja, Group Medical Director, Max Healthcare.

“We are equipped with sufficient supply of ventilators, ICU and ward beds trained medical professionals and motivated clinicians,” he added.

Max Healthcare has streamlined numerous processes such as isolated designated areas, also known as Flu Clinics, for first-level screening process of patients suspected of having the virus.

According to the hospital, Max labs will also begin testing for COVID-19 for samples collected from four units across Delhi-NCR.

The testing samples will be collected at Max Hospitals at Saket, Gurugram and Patparganj.

“We will keep adding bed/wards in case there is a surge in the number of COVID-19 positive patients,” Budhiraja said.

BLK Super Specialty Hospital also said that the treatment will be available in specially designated isolation wards of their hospital.

“We are pleased to share that we are well-equipped with sufficient supply of ventilators, ICU and ward beds, trained medical professionals and motivated clinicians,” Sanjay Mehta, Unit Head and VP, BLK Super Speciality Hospital, said in a statement.

Currently, there are three government facilities to admit COVID-19 patients in Delhi-NCR: All India Institute Of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), Safdarjung Hospital and Dr Ram Manohar Lohia (RML) Hospital.

Source: IANS

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