Kerala in critical condition, experts call for lockdown to prevent collapse of healthcare system


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With the numbers of those seeking critical care having galloped in the last few weeks, private hospitals, particularly in cities like Kochi and Kozhikode, are running out of oxygen-supported beds, forcing families to run pillar to post in search of treatment.

The Kerala government, over the past few days, has tightened the screws on movement of people. (Source: PRD)

Healthcare experts in Kerala are calling on the state government to lock down the state immediately and focus on enhancing capacities for medical oxygen supply, ICU beds and ventilators to prevent the health infrastructure from being overwhelmed by the rapid surge in Covid-19 infections.

With the numbers of those seeking critical care having galloped in the last few weeks, private hospitals, particularly in cities like Kochi and Kozhikode, are running out of oxygen-supported beds, forcing families to run pillar to post in search of treatment.



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