Paralakhemundi: As the state Government has decided to treat coronavirus patients in separate hospital, a standalone COVID Care Centre with 110 beds was made operational here in Gajapati district today.
Gajapati Collector Anupam Saha inaugurated the facility, developed by the state Government and funded by Odisha Hydro Power Corporation Ltd. Managed by Hi-Tech Medical College and Hospital,Bhubaneswar, the centre is ready to provide dedicated healthcare services to COVID-19 affected.
“It will provide free treatment to all coronavirus patients, including food and accommodation,” said an official.
With this, total eight special COVID-19 hospitals have now become functional in the state. Yesterday, Odisha Government’s Spokesperson on COVID-19 Subroto Bagchi had informed that 34 COVID-19 hospital/Isolation Centre with a capacity of 5697 beds has been planned for treatment of affected patients in the state.