Young adults, children getting mostly infected with COVID this time: LNJP MD

Amid continuous surge in COVID cases in the national capital, Medical Director of Lok Nayak Jai Prakash Narayan Hospital, Dr Suresh Kumar informed that mostly young adults, pregnant women and children are getting infected this time. "The current wave of COVID-19 is spreading faster than last year. Last week 20 patients were admitted to our hospital, today there are 170 patients. The demand for beds is also increasing. Earlier, there were patients aged above 60 years but this time the number of young adults, pregnant women and children are more. We have increased 1000 beds at our hospital," said Dr Suresh Kumar. He further said, "So far, we don't have any plan to stop OPD (outpatient department) services at our hospital."