New Delhi: To meet the growing COVID caseload in the national capital, the Delhi government on Thursday decided to revive the Sardar Patel Covid Care Centre at Chattarpur. Earlier today, the Delhi Govt had sought medical officers & paramedical staff from Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) to restart Sardar Patel Covid Care Centre at Chhatarpur. Responding to Delhi Government’s demand, the MHA in its letter said, “It has been decided to provide an adequate number of medical officers and para-medical staff to man 500 oxygenated beds to Sardar Patel COVID centre, Chhattarpur in Delhi.”Also Read - Delhi Government Extends Delhi Retail Liquor Licence By 2 Months

Speaking about the recent development, DG ITBP, SS Deswal said,” Whenever Delhi government will be ready and provide us complete infrastructure, we will start operations of Sardar Patel COVID centre in Chhatarpur immediately.” Also Read - Tomato Flu: 26 Cases Detected In Odisha | All You Need To Know About This Disease

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Delhi Health Minister on Thursday said that the situation in the national capital is not very comfortable amid reports of various hospitals running short of oxygen supply. “Situation is different in different hospitals; six hours in some, eight in others 10 in some others. We cannot call this a comfortable situation,” said Jain about the availability of oxygen in Delhi hospitals.

“There is a grave oxygen crisis in Delhi for the last three days. The Centre is making allocations to all states. Delhi’s quota was less than the requirement but has been increased. If the crisis is resolved in a day or two, the number of beds will be increased,” added the minister.