Bhubaneswar, April 13 (Local Wire): The state government on Monday said that it has now 17 operational COVID special hospitals in the state to exclusively tackle the global pandemic.
The government in a statement said, “17 COVID-19 Hospitals/Care Centres have become operational in Gajapti, Ganjam, Jajpur, Keonjhar, Khurda, Puri, Cuttack, Sundargarh, Bhadrak, Rayagada, Malkangiri, Dhenkanal, Boudh, Kendrapara, Balasore and Koraput districts,”
It also added that with these centres the total bed capacity of has been increased to 2790 beds.
On the other hand an MoU was also signed on Monday for a COVID Hospital in Nabarangpur.
“A tripartite MoU between District Magistrate, Nabarangpur, NALCO and Christian Hospital has been signed to set up a 200 bedded Special COVID-19 Hospital in Nabarangapur,” a statement from the government said.