Kejriwal introduces video call facility for Covid-19 patients at LNJP Hospital

25 June, 2020 | newsx bureau

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Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal has set up a video call facility at LNJP hospital to enable Covid-19 patients to stay in touch with their families.

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday launched video call facility for COVID-19 patients admitted at the Lok Nayak Jai Prakash (LNJP) Hospital here.

“LNJP Hospital was the first hospital to be declared as full-fledged COVID hospital 100 days ago. Many patients have got cured here, it is the biggest hospital with 2,000 beds. It is also the first hospital where plasma therapy was started and it is now being replicated at many locations across the country,” Kejriwal said.

“Today if any corona positive female is pregnant then her delivery, both normal and cesarean takes place here. Around 114 deliveries have taken place at the hospital in this period,” he said.

The Delhi CM further said that the video call facility will help the patients admitted here to stay in touch with their family and friends.As of Thursday, Delhi’s COVID-19 statistics stood at 70,390 according to the Union Health Ministry. This includes 26,588 active cases and 41,437 cured and discharged patients. The toll due to the infection stands at 2,365 in the national capital.