Bhubaneswar, April 16 (Local Wire): The state government on Thursday said that a total of 24 COVID special hospitals are now operational in the state while many more are likely to come up in the next one week.
“We plan to have to total of 35 total COVID hospitals across the state.
Till now we have 24 operational COVID hospitals spread in 21 districts with 3951 beds besides 293 ICU beds,” said Suresh Mohapatra, Development Commissioner from the state.
He also said that 11 more hospitals are coming up in the state in 11 districts with 1870 more beds and 73 ICU beds.
The government also said that an exclusive COVID-19 Hospital is being established in Kalahandi District.
It will be fully operational at Government Engineering College, Bhawanipatna with a capacity of 194 beds and 6 ICU beds in 7 days.