Monkeypox: Delhi govt orders six hospitals to create 70 isolation rooms

Of India’s eight confirmed monkeypox cases three are from Delhi

Monkeypox: Delhi govt orders six hospitals to create 70 isolation rooms

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Tribune News Service

New Delhi, August 2

Delhi government on Tuesday ordered six state government hospitals to create 70 isolation rooms between them for management of suspected and confirmed cases of monkeypox.

Lok Nayak Hospital has been asked to create 20 isolation rooms, 10 each for suspect and confirmed cases.

Guru Teg Bahadur Hospital, Baba Saheb Ambedkar Hospital, Kailash Deepak Hospital, MD City Hospital and Batra Hospital have been told to create ten rooms each (5 for suspected and five for confirmed cases).

Of India’s eight confirmed monkeypox cases three are from Delhi.

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