71% beds vacant in 32 facilities

Wajahat Shabir. Updated: 4/20/2021 10:30:31 AM Front Page

Srinagar: In over 32 Covid-19 facility hospitals across Jammu and Kashmir out of the 2620 dedicated Covid-19 beds, 743 beds stand occupied as of April 19.
As per the information available there are over 12 Covid-19 designated hospitals in Jammu while as in Kashmir over 20 hospitals are designated as a Covid-19 hospital. Whereas in Jammu division there are over 1109 Covid-19 designated beds out of which 972 are Isolation Beds and rest of them are ICU beds.
In Kashmir there are over 1511 Covid-19 designated beds out of which 1400 are Isolation Beds while 111 beds are for ICU beds. In Jammu out of 1109 Covid-19 beds, 285 are occupied while 824 are vacant while in Kashmir out of 1511 Covid-19 beds, 458 are occupied while 1053 are vacant.
As per the reports in Jammu, over 285 Covid-19 patients are admitted in hospital out of which 226 patients are on isolation beds and rest is on ICU beds which include ventilators. Whereas in Chest Disease Hospital all the 110 designated beds stand vacant.
The reports added that in Government Medical College, Jammu, out of 203 designated beds, 115 stands occupied, where as in Gandhi Nagar Hospital Block MCH 162 beds are designated out of which 130 stands occupied. In ASCOMS Hospital, Jammu there are 108 Covid-19 out of which beds 60 stands vacant.
Whereas in GMC Doda 61 beds are vacant, in GMC Rajouri 12 beds are occupied while as the same number of beds are occupied, in GMC Kathua 29 beds are vacant out of 35 Covid dedicated beds. In Katra over 63 beds are vacant out of 70 Covid dedicated beds, In District Hospital (DH) Reasi, DH Kishtwar and DH Poonch all beds are vacant with no patient admitted. Whereas in DH Udhampur 104 beds stands vacant out of 108 Covid dedicated beds.
Meanwhile, in Kashmir, most of the beds are occupied in SMHS Hospital GMC Srinagar, SKIMS Hospital Soura Srinagar and in Chest Diseases Hospital Srinagar. In these three hospitals over 467 beds are designated for Covid-19 out of which 261 beds stands occupied which includes 37 in SMHS Hospital, 150 in SKIMS and 74 in Chest Disease Hospital Srinagar.
Whereas in 8 Covid-19 hospitals in Kashmir all the designated Covid-19 beds are vacant. In JLNM Hospital, Srinagar 43 beds are occupied out of 150 designated beds while in Kashmir Nursing Home, Srinagar only 1 bed stands vacant out of 50 designated beds.
In GMC, Baramulla (Indoor Stadium) 43 beds are occupied out of 50 designated beds. In SDH, Sopore, Baramulla 13 beds are occupied out of 54 designated beds. In Govt Medical College Anantnag, 14 beds are occupied out of 30 designated beds. In PHC Chanapora, 4 beds are occupied out of 34 designated beds. In MCH Wing DH Kulgam 8 beds are occupied out of 60 designated beds.
In District Hospital Pulwama 16 Covid-19 beds are occupied out of 55 designated beds and in CHC Kupwara 7 Covid-19 beds are occupied out of 50 designated beds.

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