First time after spike, more discharges than new cases
• After almost a two-week hole, energetic case tally in Mysuru drops over improved recoveries; 536 cases, 4 deaths and 637 recoveries on Saturday • 10.3 kl (10,300 litres) of medical oxygen was being consumed in Mysuru as of now however the demand could go up relying on the COVID-19 state of affairs
For the primary time for the reason that spike, the variety of discharges was more than the variety of new cases reported on Saturday, bringing little respite to these treating sufferers housed in numerous hospitals throughout the district.
As in opposition to 536 new cases, 637 sufferers had been discharged or recovered on Saturday. Four succumbed to the an infection on Saturday, taking the variety of lifeless to 1,144.
The variety of energetic cases dropped from 5,027 to 4,922 for the primary time after almost a two-week hole when cases began to surge. The variety of discharges is inching nearer to 60,000 with 59,926 recoveries thus far. As many as 74 individuals died as a result of COVID-19 associated issues previously 16 days.
Meanwhile, sources right here mentioned there was no scarcity of medical oxygen in Mysuru as of now with the hospitals managing the state of affairs with the provision.
Ravi P., Nodal Officer informed The Puucho that Mysuru metropolis required 13.5 kl (13,500 litres) of medical oxygen and the provides had been round 15.5 kl (15,500 litres) which is more than required. Around 10.3 kl (10,300 litres) of medical oxygen was presently being utilized by sufferers.
“About five local companies were making oxygen supplies available to hospitals here with the bulk supplies coming from Bengaluru. However, hospitals equipped with large liquid oxygen tanks like at K.R. Hospital, and District Hospital, avail refills from bulk suppliers,” he mentioned.