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Bed availability improves in AIIMS, other Centre-run hospitals in Delhi

While total number of cases in India is close to 1.5 mn, over 63% patients have recovered. The country also reached the milestone of more than 500,000 tests in a day on Sunday

Often more money is spent on secondary and tertiary care, rather than primary care, said Mhaske.

According to government data Maharashtra and Tamil Nadu have 48.15 per cent of the country's total active cases.

Ruchika Chitravanshi New Delhi
As India registered the highest single day rise in covid cases, adding almost 50,000 new cases, the health ministry said that results of union government’s “effective intervention” in the covid situation were visible in Delhi with the three central government hospitals and AIIMS showing more than 80 per cent beds as vacant as on Monday morning. 

The Dr RML, Safdarjung hospitals and Lady Hardinge Medical College had 404 beds vacant against the availability of 529 Covid beds, while at All India Institute of Medical Sciences, 1,283 of 1,515 beds were unoccupied, a tweet by the health ministry said. 

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First Published: Jul 27 2020 | 7:53 PM IST

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