bihar news: bihar viral fever bhagalpur mayaganj hospital treatment of three children on one bed
- Viral fever has wreaked havoc on children in Bihar
- 113 children admitted in a day, 14 died so far
- Beds are falling short in Bhagalpur’s Mayaganj Hospital
There is hardly any district of Bihar, where viral fever is not wreaking havoc. Children are most vulnerable to this. Even in Bhagalpur, the cases of viral fever are not stopping. Its effect is also visible on the arrangements of Mayaganj Hospital.
Beds are falling short in Mayaganj Hospital
The condition in Bhagalpur’s Mayaganj Hospital is that three children are being treated on one bed in the emergency infant ward. On Tuesday, 99 children had reached the OPD of Mayaganj suffering from viral fever. Of these, the health of 13 was worse. Was admitted to the hospital. By evening, seven patients of viral fever were admitted in the infant ward of the emergency and six in the medicine department.
More trouble than high grade fever – doctor
A total of 320 patients were treated in Medicine OPD on Tuesday itself. Of these, symptoms of viral fever were found in 67 children. A total of 71 children came for treatment in the OPD of Pediatrics. Of these, viral fever was confirmed in 32 children. All except 13 were given medicines and sent home. According to doctors, high fever is being found in the viral this time. Due to this, complaints of breathlessness to low oxygen are being received.
‘No symptoms of Kovid in children yet’
So far this month, at least 6 thousand 800 cases of viral fever have been reported in the government hospitals of Bihar. While 14 children have died. Sanjay Kumar Singh, Additional Chief Secretary, Health Department said that these figures have been made available from various government hospitals including district and sub-divisional hospitals. Private hospitals in the state are also treating several children suffering from viral fever. Most of the children return home after being examined in the OPD. Medicines are given to them. Some children recover in five to six days after taking appropriate medication. They do not need to be admitted to the hospital. No child who came to the government hospital with a complaint of viral fever showed symptoms of Covid positive so far.
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