Bhubaneswar ( Ama Bharat ) 2/4 :
CM interacts with doctors and paramedics, appreciates their role and congratulates partner organizations KIIMS and ASHWINI hopsitals for putting up the facilities in a record time of one week.
Two stand alone covid hospitals with total 650 capacity known as Odisha Covid Hospital of Govt of Odisha are now ready in the twin city of Bhubaneswar and Cuttack .These hospitals. are ready to provide dedicated health care to Covid patients.
The first one is a 500 bedded dedicated hospital Near KIIMs Bhubaneswar and the second one is at Ashwini hospital Cuttack with 150 bed capacity. Both the hospitals have been sponsored by Odisha Mining Corporation.
Chief minister Sri Naveen Patnaik thanked the management of KIIMs and Ashwini hospital for their cooperation and speedy implementation. Chief Minister interacted with doctors and paramedics and highly appreciated their commitment and noble service in the fight against coronavirus.
Chief Minister also expressed that although Odisha is 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 lock down guidelines strictly.
It is to be be mentioned here that the State Government had earlier announced about free treatment along with free food and stay for all Covid 19 cases in these hospitals.