In view of the rising cases of COVID-19, the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), Delhi on Thursday (April 8) stated that they will carry out solely pressing procedures and surgical procedures within the operation theatres with impact from April 10, 2021.
“It has been determined in a gathering chaired by Director, AIIMS right this moment within the Ramalingaswamy Board Room that Operation Theatre providers in AIIMS, New Delhi must be curtailed in response to the heightened want for diversion of infrastructure, manpower and materials sources for prevention and management of COVID-19 outbreak,” a press release stated.
“Accordingly, it is decided that only urgent procedures/ surgeries are to be taken up in various operation theatres of AIIMS with effect from 10.04.2021 (Saturday),” it added.
This resolution comes as Delhi on Thursday reported practically 7,500 coronavirus cases, the best single-day spike this 12 months. For two days in a row, the capital reported over 5,000 new infections.
With 7,437 recent cases the cumulative whole reached within the Delhi has reached 6,98,005 and with 24 deaths the dying toll rose to 11,157. Currently, the variety of lively cases stands at 23,181.
On Tuesday (April 6), AIIMS had determined to quickly cease routine walk-in OPD affected person registrations from Thursday (April 8). Only these with prior appointments will be allowed, the hospital stated.
Meanwhile, India on Thursday reported 1,26,789 recent COVID-19 cases, pushing the overall tally to 1,29,28,574, in accordance with the health ministry bulletin.
The ministry added that the variety of lively cases additionally breached the 9 lakh-mark as soon as once more.