The cases of swine flu are increasing in number in Delhi. On Wednesday, the Lok Nayak Jayaprakash (LNJP) Hospital in Delhi declared that they have adequate stock of medicines for the disease and the facility can “loan” it to other hospitals as well.
The LNJP Hospital is the largest hospital run by the Delhi government. A senior officer said that five cases of H1N1 have already reported under the hospital authority.
The official told the reporters that “We have adequate stock of medicine and H95 masks at our hospital. We get it from a central facility, and other hospitals need to apply there to get medicines. If other city hospitals are in urgent need of it, then LNJP can also loan it to them.”
On Wednesday, 74 fresh new cases of the H1N1 virus were recorded in Delhi while the number of death due to swine flu has risen to six in the city.
According to the sources., total 1093 people became affected in the disease in Delhi.
The Delhi government has recently held a state level review meeting to discuss over H1N1 where all the government hospital in the capital were provided with necessary logistics in order to control the disease and PPE kits which is personal protective equipment along with drug Oseltamivir and N95 masks were also provided.
On Tuesday Delhi government reported that one has died due to the disease. However, two Centre-run hospitals here have reported 13 deaths due to swine flu this year.