55 children are being treated at Surajpur District Hospital, none of them Covid-19 positive

55 children are being treated at Surajpur District Hospital, none of them Covid-19 positive

Raipur: As many as 55 children have been admitted to the Surajpur District Hospital for treatment of various diseases and physical problems in the last three days. All these children are being treated in separate beds and of these children is corona infected. 

According to the information received from the Surajpur Chief Medical and Health Officer over 37 children in the age group of zero to three years suffering from pneumonia are being treated in the district hospital. There four newborns are being treated for congenital jaundice and five newborns for low birth weight. Three children of one month of age are being treated for birth asphyxia and four children of three to eight years for sickle cell anemia and one child of 12 years of age each are undergoing treatment for thalassemia and urine infection. Four children have been put on oxygen support due to severe pneumonia.