New Delhi, May 29 -- With almost 26% of all active Covid-19 cases in Delhi admitted to designated hospitals, the city government is reviewing the criteria for admissions, to ensure there are enough beds for severely ill patients. Delhi's hospital admission rate is nearly four times the national average of 6.39%, according to the latest available figures, from last week.

In Delhi, 2.3% of the active cases are admitted to the intensive care units of the city and 0.36% on ventilators. This is lower than the national average of 3% in intensive and 0.45% on ventilators.

"The government is reviewing the admission criteria to ensure that there are beds available for the sick patients," said a doctor aware of the matter.

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