Delhi’s 1,000-Bed COVID Hospital Built In Less Than Two Weeks
A 1,000-bed hospital for COVID-19 patients in Delhi has been made and commissioned by the Defence Research and Development Organization (DRDO) in a period of under about two weeks. 250 beds in ICU in The Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel COVID Hospital, with ventilator facility, was visited by Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, Home Minister Amit Shah and Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Sunday.
The treatment of the Covid19 patient’s will be free of cost in the hospital including the COVID testing, other lab tests, prescriptions, ventilators, oxygen supply, PPE kits and sanitisers will likewise be furnished free of cost alongside a 24-hour emergency ambulance service.
Numerous steps have been taken into accordance by taking a gander at the circumstance in Delhi, of expanding coronavirus patients day by day. The Center, subsequent to having a series of meetings with Delhi Government and other stakeholders to fortify the medicinal services framework and COVID testing in the national capital.
The teams of doctors, attendants and care staff from the Armed Forces Medical Services will operate the hospital while the facility will be kept up by the DRDO. The hospital will thoroughly add to an expansion of 11% extra COVID-19 beds in Delhi, along these lines conquering the current basic circumstance, a government statement stated.