Children Might Be Badly Hit In The Third Covid Wave

Jamshedpur 9th June 2021: In the third wave, 5% of children of Jharkhand are estimated to be infected with corona.
There are 1.43 crore children in the age group of 0-18 years in the state. It is feared that in the third wave, about 7,17,000 of these children may be infected.
Of these, 2.87 lakhs can be symptomatic.
The condition of about 3% of these children is said to be serious. That is, there will be about 8610 children who may need to be admitted to the ICU.
The health department will have to prepare accordingly.
Siddharth Tripathi, Nodal Officer, IIC, Health Department, told that Pediatrics ICU (PICU) is to be established in all district hospitals, where there will be 10-10 bedded PICUs.
The same PICU ward of 20-20 beds will be made in the headquarters of each commissioner i.e., Ranchi, Palamu, Hazaribagh, West Singhbhum, and Dumka.

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