India, Nov. 16 -- At least 75% of the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) beds in Gurugram hospitals have now been reserved for seriously ill Covid-19 patients, according to an order issued by the district administration on Monday. Additionally, 50% of the general beds across 42 private hospitals have also been reserved for moderately ill Covid-19 patients, as per the directives issued by the deputy commissioner Amit Khatri.

Earlier this week, Delhi government reserved 80% ICU beds for Covid-19 patients in 33 private hospitals in the city. With Delhi-National Capital Region (NCR) noticing a consistent upward trend in cases and a proportionate uptick in hospitalisation, Niti Aayog on Friday had directed the state officials to urgently increase bed ...