*Modular ICU and ventilator beds to be set up at Victoria and other medical college hospital campuses*

   

*Modular ICU and ventilator beds to be set up at Victoria and other medical college hospital campuses*

*5000 Portable oxygen generators for Bengaluru and 1000 each for districts*

*Bengaluru, April 25*

Govt is mulling to set up modular ICU and ventilator beds at Victoria and other teaching hospital campuses, said Health and Medical Education Minister Dr.K.Sudhakar.

Speaking to media after site inspection at Victoria campus, Dr.Sudhakar said that 85 beds in one building at Victoria campus, 180 beds in PMSSY will be reserved for Covid. Along with this 100-150 bed makeshift hospitals will be set up. Makeshift hospitals will also be set up at other suitable medical college hospital campuses.

5000 portable oxygen generator for Bengaluru and 1000 each for all districts will be provided. 75% of the beds in all private medical colleges will be reserved for Covid-19. 2000-3000 additional beds will be setup in makeshift units at all government hospitals within 15 days.

Centre has allocated 1,22,000 Remdesivir to state and increased daily allocation of medical oxygen from 300 MT to 800 MT.

Dr.Sudhakar met Union Minister for Chemicals and Fertilisers regarding supply of sufficient oxygen and Remdesivir. Union Minister assured full support to ensure there is no shortage of drugs and oxygen in the state.