A spate of deaths of children at the government facility has triggered outrage. Former principal of BRD Medical College Rajiv Mishra and his wife Purnima Shukla have been arrested in this connection.
Mr Singh said 17 new patients were admitted to the neonatal intensive care unit and 32 others to the general paediatric ward today.
The principal had yesterday said that all-out efforts were being made to improve medical facilities at the hospital. Twenty-four new warmers have been provided by the government, taking the numbers at the hospital to 40, which are used for the benefit of newborns.
These new warmers have been installed at various locations at the hospital. Similarly, the hospital also got 18 new paediatricians who will give medical care round the clock, the principal said.