DRDO’s 500-bed COVID-19 care hospital inaugurated in Uttarakhand
A pathology laboratory, a pharmacy, X-Ray and electrocardiogram [ECG] are inherent a part of the power.
A 500-bed COVID-19 care hospital arrange by the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) in Haldwani was just about inaugurated by Chief Minister of Uttarakhand Tirath Singh Rawat on Wednesday.
“This facility comprises 375 oxygen beds and 125 intensive care unit [ICU] beds with ventilators. With 100% power backup, it is centrally air-conditioned for all weather conditions. A pathology laboratory, a pharmacy, X-Ray and electrocardiogram [ECG] are inherent part of the facility,” a DRDO assertion mentioned.
The centre named after late General Bipin Chandra Joshi, who belonged to Uttarakhand and was the seventeenth Chief of the Army Staff, would change into totally operational from June 3, it said.
A management centre with a helpline quantity had been established for correct monitoring and hospital administration. “Doctors and nursing staff to run the facility would be provided by co-located Government Medical College, Haldwani,” it mentioned.
This hospital, which had been constructed in 21 days, was the results of the efforts of the workforce of 350 individuals who labored around the clock underneath adversarial climate circumstances. Ample measures have been taken in its design and functioning to fulfill any unexpected problem. Mandatory fireplace security norms have been ensured with fireplace detection alarm system, fireplace hydrants, and fire-fighting gear, it added.