Union Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan on Friday visited the AIIMS in Delhi to take review of the preparation in the hospital in the wake of exponential rise in COVID-19 cases across the nation.
Talking to reporters at AIIMS, Mr Vardhan said: “My purpose of the visit is to know the situation here and how much beds we can increase. At present 266 beds are there, of which 253 are occupied. We will add 70 more beds at the AIIMS Trauma Centre.
“At AIIMS’ Jhajjar campus, we will add 100 more beds. Currently, we have 500 beds there. Of these, 409 are occupied,” he added.
He said All AIIMS institutes will meet virtually on Monday to discuss ramping up facilities to fight against