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Setting up of COVID Hospitals

India PIB

Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

Posted On: 23 SEP 2020 6:38PM by PIB Delhi

For appropriate management of COVID-19 cases, Government of India has advised State governments to setup a three-tier arrangement of health facilities exclusively for COVID. These are (i) COVID Care Center with isolation beds for mild or pre-symptomatic cases; (ii) Dedicated COVID Health Centre (DCHC) with oxygen supported isolation beds for moderate cases and (iii) Dedicated COVID Hospital (DCH) with ICU beds for severe cases. In addition, Defence Research and Development Organization (DRDO) has set up large field hospitals with capacities ranging from 1000 to 10,000 isolation beds in Delhi and Bihar (Patna and Muzaffarpur). State-wise details of COVID treatment facilities are given below:

State-wise details of COVID treatment facilities (as reported by States/UTs) as on 22nd September, 2020

States No of Facility Total Isolation beds (excluding ICU beds) O2 Supported beds ICU beds No of Ventilators
Andaman & Nicobar 23 1173 165 24 20
Andhra Pradesh 620 111497 16991 4892 1511
Arunachal Pradesh 104 2854 171 62 16
Assam 388 30516 1694 398 285
Bihar 357 36617 6814 650 836
Chandigarh 21 3439 885 113 46
Chhattisgarh 235 23359 1892 778 532
Dadra & Nagar Haveli 5 1190 200 46 46
Daman & Diu 7 559 139 21 11
Delhi 162 25682 10271 2700 1414
Goa 45 1678 178 134 184
Gujarat 713 49685 14755 4956 3219
Haryana 802 56486 5985 2227 1068
Himachal Pradesh 66 3413 761 86 119
Jammu and Kashmir 297 23122 3213 402 447
Jharkhand 280 18241 3184 411 255
Karnataka 1485 109936 16840 4847 2650
Kerala 287 37880 3741 2346 937
Ladakh 5 276 109 37 31
Lakshadweep 11 102 21 14 10
Madhya Pradesh 964 70960 14606 2673 882
Maharashtra 3360 347890 55077 15208 7105
Manipur 38 2471 358 47 39
Meghalaya 61 2384 345 83 87
Mizoram 58 2734 306 44 65
Nagaland 14 681 142 54 28
Odisha 262 32296 7540 1410 661
Puducherry 17 1318 339 110 76
Punjab 287 26829 4284 1661 719
Rajasthan 417 43206 8449 1797 955
Sikkim 14 1065 229 20 59
Tamil Nadu 1281 195259 26628 8835 4238
Telangana 56 15604 2794 1782 518
Tripura 32 2424 250 74 22
Uttar Pradesh 757 154428 23789 5906 2552
Uttarakhand 436 30596 2192 506 558
West Bengal 1225 70691 12635 1284 823
India 15192 1538541 247972 66638 33024

Government of India is following a containment strategy for limiting the spread of COVID in the country. In order to facilitate the implementation of the same at ground level Ministry of Health & Family Welfare has issued containment plans for clusters and large outbreaks. These plans are flexible and can be adapted to any situation. A model micro-plan has also been made available to the States/UTs in this regard.

In collaboration with the States/UTs Government of India has deputed multi-disciplinary Central teams to assist State Health authorities in implementation of public health response to COVID.

Central multi-disciplinary teams have been deployed to 25 States/UTs. Details are given below:

These teams have worked together with State/District administration to further strengthen and refine containment operations, COVID-19 testing, management of hospital capacities etc.

Deployment of Central Teams

S.No. State Date of deployment
1 Assam 31st May 2020
2 4th August 2020
3 Andhra Pradesh 2nd May 2020
4 2nd May 2020
5 2nd May 2020
6 Andaman & Nicobar Island 4th August 2020
7 Bihar 8th April 2020
8 31st May 2020
9 4th August 2020
10 Chhattisgarh 31st August 2020
11 Chandigarh UT 4th September 2020
12 Delhi 28th April 2020
13 28th April 2020
14 2nd May 2020
15 2nd May 2020
16 Gujarat 8th April 2020
17 29th April 2020
18 2nd May 2020
19 2nd May 2020
20 10th June 2020
21 26th June 2020
22 Haryana 16th April 2020
23 4th June 2020
24 J & K 4th August 2020
25 Jharkhand 31st August 2020
26 Ladakh 6th March 2020
27 4th August 2020
28 Karnataka 8th April 2020
29 10th June 2020
30 4th August 2020
31 Maharashtra 8th April 2020
32 8th April 2020
33 16th April 2020
34 22nd April 2020
35 22nd April 2020
36 2nd May 2020
37 2nd May 2020
38 6th May 2020
39 28th June 2020
40 M.P. 10th April 2020
41  31st  May 2020
42 Odisha 31st  May 2020
43 31st August  2020
44 Punjab 4th September 2020
45 Puducherry 4th August 2020
46  Rajasthan 8th April 2020
47 22nd April 2020
48 2nd May 2020
49 31st May 2020
50 4th August 2020
51 Tamil Nadu 8th April 2020
52 27th April 2020
53 2nd May 2020
54 31st May 2020
55 9th July 2020
56 Telangana 10th April 2020
57 2nd May 2020
58 2nd May 2020
59 2nd May 2020
60 28th to 29th June 2020
61 9th to 10th August 2020
62 Tripura 13th May 2020
63 8th September 2020
64 Uttar Pradesh 8th April 2020
65 2nd May 2020
66 2nd May 2020
67 31st May 2020
68 Uttarakhand 31st May 2020
69 4th August 2020
70 West Bengal 16th April 2020
71 2nd May 2020
72 10th June 2020

 

The Minister of State (Health and Family Welfare), Sh Ashwini Kumar Choubey stated this in a written reply in the Lok Sabha here today.

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MV

(Release ID: 1658259)



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