New Delhi/Rourkela: Inspired by the vision of Prime Minister, Narendra Modi and guided by the leadership of Dharmendra Pradhan, Minister of Petroleum & Natural Gas and Steel, the Steel Authority of India Limited’s Super Specialty Hospital at Rourkela is approved to be used as Covid Care Hospital.
Minister of Steel and PNG, Dharmendra Pradhan had instructed to use SAIL Super Specialty Hospital at Rourkela as COVID-19 care hospital in wake of rising cases in the region. SAIL has always stood in readiness and has actively contributed in the nation’s fight against COVID-19.
The local district authority had also sent a request for utilising the ICU facilities of the Super Specialty Hospital for treatment of Covid-19 patients. The 60-bedded ICU facility of SAIL-RSP will be used for COVID-19 care. This hospital will further augment the treatment facilities for Covid patients in the state.
A COVID-19 testing facility was also set up at the SAIL-Rourkela Steel Plant’s Ispat General Hospital which has been functioning since then and contributing to the Odisha’s fight against the pandemic.