2 more COVID care centres to come up in Odisha’s Khordha
Bhubaneswar: In a major boost towards combating COVID-19, as many as two more COVID care centres will become operational in Odisha’s Khordha district.
An MoU between the Khordha District Administration and IMS & SUM Hospital was today signed in this regard.
While 500-bedded COVID care centre will become operational at Jamujhari, a 300-bedded COVID care centre will be functional at Jatani.
The two facilities will be used for the treatment of mild and asymptomatic COVID-19 patients.
Odisha’s fight against #COVID19 strengthened further as @DMKhordha has signed a MoU with IMS & SUM Hospital to operationalise 500 bed Covid Care Center at Jamujhari & 300 bed centre at Jatani. They will be used for treatment of mild and asymptomatic patients. #OdishaFightsCorona pic.twitter.com/rp223RRNMx
— CMO Odisha (@CMO_Odisha) July 13, 2020
Currently, there is one COVID care centre in the district at Mahatma Gandhi Academy of Prisons and Correctional Services, Chatabar, Bhubaneswar with a capacity of 200 beds.
This apart, the district has two COVID hospitals– KIMS Hospital and SUM Hospital in Bhubaneswar.