Telangana sees rise in bed occupancy in hospitals

Hyderabad: With the number of COVID-19 cases rising in Telangana, the state is seeing an increase in hospital bed occupancy.

The state saw a significant increase in the number of patients admitted to hospitals last week. 278 patients were enrolled last week, compared with 3-4 daily admissions the week before, the Times of India reported.

After the surge in hospital admissions last week, the number of hospital admissions rose to 1,435. Of these, 182 patients are receiving oxygen, while 112 are in the intensive care unit.

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The rise in hospital admissions is not only putting a strain on the health system, it is also forcing the authorities to impose stricter restrictions.

COVID-19 cases in Telangana

Telangana reported 1,673 new coronavirus cases on Sunday, bringing the total to 6,94,030, while the number climbed to 4,042 with one more death.

The Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) accounted for the highest number of new cases with 1,165, followed by the Medchal Malkajgiri District 149, according to the bulletin, which provides details at 5:30 p.m. today.

The number of active cases rose to 13,522, the bulletin said.

Telangana is prepared for every situation: KCR

Meanwhile, Telangana Prime Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao said that given the current surge in Covid-19 cases, the state government was ready to face any situation.

He said that Covid’s new variant Omicron is spreading around the world, people should be on alert, take self-regulatory measures, follow government guidelines and not be afraid or afraid of the variant.


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