As corona cases are on the rise in Vadodara, the administration is taking strict measures in hospitals and make them ready to accommodate patients. Nearly 2500 beds are empty in hospitals and the administration is fully prepared to increase the capacity if need arises.
Officer on Special Duty Dr. Vinod Rao visited GMERS Hospital at Gotri and took review of the situation. At present 312 beds out of the capacity of 575 beds are occupied and 263 beds are vacant. Occupancy in ICU beds is 134 out of capacity of 150.
Dr. Rao said, they have decided to upgrade 50 beds on 4th Floor of Main Building as ICU. They also decide to activate ESI Hospital Gotri with a capacity of 50 beds for stable and low risk patients to be admitted there.
He further added that they will be mobilizing required manpower, equipments and resources for future requirements even if the numbers increase.