COVID-19 recovery rate in India rises to 74.30 per cent, total recoveries cross 21.5 lakh
With more patients recovering and being discharged from hospitals and home isolation, the total recoveries have surged to 21,58,946 and exceeds active cases of coronavirus infection by 14,66,918 as on date.
Breathless, weak, many patients seek help after COVID-19 recovery
Nearly 5% of patients are coming back with a need for post-Covid care as th...
'Indiscriminate use of remdesivir, tocilizumab on COVID patients can cause more harm than good'
The ICMR strongly recommended that the focus ...
Rising PPE waste another concern facing AIIMS, now
The All India Institute of Medical Sciences, the country’s premier healthcare facility, is grappling with the problem of dealing with used personal protection equipment generated since March.
COVID-19: Uttarakhand minister's family readmitted hours after being discharged
While discharging them, the hospital administration had said it was in accordance with the Centre's guidelines which permit home quarantine of asymptomatic COVID-19 patients. .
Former PM Manmohan Singh admitted to AIIMS after complaining of chest pain
Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has been admitted to the All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Delhi, after he complained of chest p...
29,557 patients recuperate from Covid-19 in 24 hours, highest single-day recovery so far
A total of 1,50,75,369 samples have been tested up to July 22 with 3,50,823 samples being tested on Wednesday, Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) officials said.
AIIMS waives autopsy in deaths due to COVID-19
As per the circular, in case the autopsy is to be carried out because of “special reasons”, a number of practices should be adopted, including avoiding removal of body bag and not performing embalming.
AIIMS taps robots and telemedicine to cut contact risk
The institute, ranked the best in the National Institute Ranking Framework by the government, is using robots to sanitise and clean the areas used by Covid-19 patients, including intensive care units.
AIIMS Bhubaneswar says no lapse in COVID-19 guidelines
In a press briefing on Friday evening the government said it had traced 43 out of the 46 people that the patient had come into contact with. Official spokesperson, Subroto Bagchi said, “Eight teams were working on war-footing to contact these people.” AIIMS which sees thousands of visitors every day has meanwhile decided to cancel elective surgeries and postpone non-emergency procedures.
Situation in India improving, hotspot districts moving towards being non-hotspot districts: Harsh Vardhan
Hotspots are those districts which are reporting more number of cases or where the rate of growth of COVID-19 cases is high, the ministry said, adding that a detailed direction has been issued to states stating consolidated efforts are required to utilise this period of lockdown to curb the spread of the deadly virus.
AIIMS planning to start OPD and non-emergency services soon; tells committee to prepare blueprint
"This can curb the crowd inside the hospital premises to an extent but needs to come out with a well-thought plan considering the pros and cons," a source said. .
AIIMS Delhi to provide tele-consultancy to registered patients from April 20
The AIIMS-Delhi has decided to provide tele-consultancy to all patients undergoing treatment at the hospital in an effort to reduce the need for them to visit the facility during the lockdown.
Expectant mothers find little room in covid-stressed world
The deadly disease and the containment measures have disrupted normal healthcare services, including pre-natal health check-ups, childbirth and inoculation. In many cases, expectant mothers are delivering babies alone to protect the new-born child from infection as hospitals follow a strict protocol of limited exposure.
AIIMS to convert Trauma Centre into COVID-19 hospital
Preparations are underway to convert the facility, which provides treatment mostly to victims of road accidents, into a dedicated COVID-19 hospital, official sources said, adding that initially, it will have around 260 beds.