Bhubaneswar/Cuttack:2/4/20: Two stand-alone coronavirus hospitals with a total of 650 capacity known as Odisha COVID hospital are now ready in the twin city of Bhubaneswar and Cuttack.
These hospitals. are ready to provide dedicated health care to COVID 19 patients.
The first one is a 500 bedded dedicated hospital near KIIMs Bhubaneswar and The second one is at Ashwini Hospital Cuttack with a 150-bed capacity. Both hospitals have been sponsored by Odisha Mining Corporation.
Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik thanked both the management of KIIMs and Ashwini hospital for their cooperation and faster implementation. The Chief Minister also interacted with Doctors and paramedics and highly appreciated their commitment and Noble service in the fight against corona
The Chief Minister also expressed the hope that although we are ready to provide better health care to COVID 19 patients in these stand-alone hospitals we can win the fight through social distancing, hand washing and observing lockdown guidelines
It can be mentioned here that the state government has earlier announced free treatment along with free food and rent-free stay for all COVID 19 cases in these hospitals.