Bhubaneswar, April 7 (Local Wire): The state government on Tuesday said that it will have 34 dedicated COVID special hospitals in total in the state soon to exclusively to cater to the patients of n-COVID 19.
“34 COVID-19 Hospitals with 5697 bed capacity has been planned for treatment of COVID-19 patients of the State.
Out of these, 7 special COVID-19 Hospitals have already become functional,” a statement from the government said Tuesday.
State Health Secretary Nikunja Dhal also assured that doctors and medical staff engaged in such hospitals would get adequate protective gears to help them in fighting the disease and manage the affair of these COVID special hospitals.
The government officials claimed that many western countries faulted in handling COVID cases by treating COVID and other patients in single hospital.
“We have learnt from the mistakes and to counter this we have come up with these COVID special hospitals to cater exclusively to Coronavirus cases.”