Bhubaneswar: The Indian Navy has established a Covid Care Centre to treat COVID positive patients in Odisha’s Khurda district at its ab-initio Training Establishment, INS Chilka. Khurda Collector SK Mohanty inaugurated the facility, today.
The 150-bedded isolation centre with additional 15 bed oxygen facility at INHS Nivarini, the naval hospital, is all geared up for treating mild symptomatic Covid positive patients. Dedicated doctors/ paramedical staff from the district medical authorities along with personnel from the station community will be functioning 24×7 at the COVID Care Centre to provide adequate facilities and care to all its patients.
The District Collector appreciated the Indian Navy for playing a crucial role of support in the battle against COVID-19. He also apprised that this facility for Khurda district will not only enable better treatment to the infected people, but the support from the Indian Navy will also boost up their confidence.