Price of treatment of black fungus to be be capped: Sudhakar
The authorities will quickly cap the worth for treatment of black fungus in authorities hospitals, Health and Medical Education Minister K. Sudhakar has mentioned.
Speaking to the media after visiting C.V. Raman General Hospital and Epidemic Diseases Hospital in Bengaluru on Saturday, he maintained that there is no such thing as a scarcity of drugs for treatment of black fungus. “The Centre has allocated more than 1,000 vials. Black fungus patients get free treatment in all government hospitals. The government is also thinking of capping the price of treatment in private hospitals,” he mentioned.
The Minister additionally introduced that 100 ICU beds are being arrange by way of CSR initiatives; 77 beds will come up at C.V. Raman General Hospital and one other 24 ICU beds will come up at Epidemic Diseases Hospital. A 1000 LPM oxygen generator unit allotted by way of PM Cares fund is being put in at C.V. Raman General Hospital. These will be inaugurated by the Chief Minister on Monday, he mentioned, including that although the demand for beds has come down in Bengaluru as instances have diminished, the federal government will proceed to ramp up infrastructure to guarantee preparedness for future waves.