The hospitals are equipped with 150-bed strength each and 24 ICUs each with ventilators. These facilities will provide critical care for patients from the district within the district itself.
The Chief Minister said his government is leaving no stone unturned in fighting this pandemic and saving lives. He assured the people that the State Government started plasma therapy for containing coronavirus.
Speaking on the occasion, OLA Speaker Surya Narayan Patra stressed adherence to social distancing guidelines. Forest and Environment Minister Bikram Keshari Arukh said hoped that two hospitals will be helpful for containing the upsurge in coronavirus.
The programme was attended by Berhampur MP Chandrasekhar Sahu and Berhampur MLA Bikram Panda. The district collector delivered the welcome address.
Senior officials from CMO including Chief Advisor, 5T Secretary, Development Commissioner and Special Relief Commissioner also attended the programme.
The AMIT Hospital at Galanthara has 150 beds with 24 ICU beds. The other 150-bed facility is at MKCG hospital in Berhampur has also 24 ICU beds. The Tata COVID hospital at Shitalapalli in Berhampur is already functional.