Bhubaneswar, Mar 28 (Local Wire): The SCB Medical College and Hospital in Cuttack has now got impetus in their infrastructure to fight COVID 19 cases with the new supply of 15 new ventilators.
A Chandigarh-based company which was ordered to supply the ventilators on March 20 has now delivered it to the premier government hospital of Odisha.
With this supply the new 15 units, the government hospital is now empowered to deal with more severe cases of COVID 19.
Many hospitals are now struggling to get adequate ventilators to handle serious COVID 19 cases.
According to medical experts while majority of the Coronavirus cases are milder, close to 15 per cent are severe while five per cent need hospitalisation and need higher degrees of medical attention including ventilators.