98% of the beds earmarked for coronavirus patients in Karnataka are vacant as per a report.
In Belagavi which has 633 beds dedicated to Coronavirus patients 48 are occupied which is around 7.5% of the capacity.
Bed occupancy is one of the parameters which determine the health system n the state. Unlike in other states, the situation in Karnataka is quite better with no struggle to get the beds.
Bed occupancy rates are around 3% in Bengaluru and 8% in Davengere while it’s 7.5% in Belagavi.
Currently, 48 persons have been isolated in the Designated COVID-19 Hospital at BIMS Belagavi.
7635 persons have been observed until May 8 and 6449 tests have been done out of which 5869 are negative and results of 427 samples were yet to be received.
Until May 8, Belagavi has 85 COVID-19 Positive cases with 1 death and 36 discharges which means we have 48 active cases in hand.