The plan for today from KIMS team:
13:00 hrs: KIMS ET departs from Hyderabad to Akola
14:15 hrs: KIMS ET Arrives at Akola Airport
15:00 hrs: ET arrives at ICON Hospital, assess patient & update to KIMS team
15:15 hrs: Start ECMO initiation, decided by medical team
17: 30 hrs: ET with patient departs from ICON Hospital Akola
18:30 hrs: ET & all depart from Akola to Begumpet/Shamshabad Airport, Hyderabad
20:00 hrs : ET with patient arrives at Begumpet/Shamshabad Airport, Hyderabad
21: 00 hrs: ET & all arrive at KIMS Hospital; hand-over to doctor on duty.
Devanand will now be shifted to KIMS Hospital, Hyderabad for ECMO therapy. The logistics for ambulance will be managed by the hospital which will have the ECMO machine. The cost estimated by the hospital is INR 60 lakh (including the air ambulance). However, basis his acute lung condition, a further lung transplant is being recommended by experts costing further INR 70 Lakh.
We are updating the fundraiser actively as and when there is further update from the hospital.
All bills for his treatment will be added here.
Our Dear Friend Devanand Telgote is struggling with Covid-19. His lungs are severely damaged with 80%+ infection. He is in very critical condition, HRCT Score being 19.
He needs to be moved to Hyderabad immediately with Air Ambulance for ECMO Therapy.
Air ambulance will cost ~15 lakh, and the ECMO Therapy ~ 60 lakh.
Furthermore, doctors have said lung transplant is being considered(we will update in a few days).. As of May 14 his medical treatment has already cost Rs 3 lakh and further required is another Rs. 70 lakh.
Devanand Telgote is a B.Tech graduate from IIT Bombay and he is a UPSC aspirant. He has cleared the Civil Services Mains Exam. He had interview scheduled in Delhi where he got infected with Covid-19. Due to lack of treatment and medical facility, he had to return to his hometown Akola.
His father is a Retd. Army person Mr. Suresh Telgote.
Every little help will be a great support in a matter of life and death.
The entire amount that is donated will be spent for Devanand's treatment only ..
We will be regularly posting the updates here.