Bhunbaneswar: Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik, Unio Ministers Dharmendra Pradhan & Pralhad Joshi launched 5 COVID19 dedicated hospitals in Odisha today via video-conferencing. Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik, Union Ministers Dharmendra Pradhan & Pralhad Joshi, Health Minister Naba Dash and other officials were present at the launch via video-conferencing.
These five standalone Odisha Covid Hospitals with combined bed capacity of 825, readied in record 30 days. The hospitals have been set up in Sundargarh, Bargarh, Angul, Jagatsinghpur & Nabarangpur, increasing the number of beds to 5000. The hospitals will provide specialised treatment to #COVID19 patients free of cost.
“I thank Government of India PSUs MCL, IndianOil, NALCO, NTPC, PPT for their continued support for a healthy Odisha. Not only are they powering India in these difficult times, they are also stepping-up the fight against #Covid19 in all possible ways.I also thank the healthcare sector especially, ICMR-RMRC,ILS, AIIMS Bhubaneswar & SAIL ’s IGH for operationalising rapid & pool testing mechanism to detect #Covid19 cases.Happy that our PSUs are taking measures to defeat the pandemic as a part of their social responsibility,” Tweets Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan.
“Grasping the enormity of one of the biggest disasters humankind has ever faced,Hon. PM Narendra Modi’s govt has taken several steps for a healthier India and Odisha. Our govt is fully committed to battle out the adverse effects of the #Covid19 on people’s health and economy. The combined resolve of our Govts, citizens and #CoronaWarriors will lead Odisha and India to victory against this invisible enemy. I once again urge all my brothers and sisters of Odisha to follow the lockdown guidelines, maintain #SocialDistancing and practice hand hygiene”, Tweets Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan.