Odisha: 850 More Beds For COVID Care In Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar: In addition to the existing infrastructure in Bhubaneswar, 850 more beds will be setup at two private hospitals here for treatment of COVID patients.

According to the Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation, a 550-bed facility will be setup at Hi-Tech Medical College and Hospital and an 150—bed centre will come up at Aditya Ashwini Hospital, exclusively for the treatment of COVID-19 patients.

The facility at Aditya Ashwini Hospital will have 31 ICU beds. The medical facilities will be setup by these two private hospitals in collaboration with the BMC in PPP mode.

This apart, 3 COVID Care Homes (CCH), with 50 beds each, will be setup in Bhubaneswar. Each CCH will come up within the three administrative zones of BMC, funded by MLA LAD funds.