Odisha Govt making all arrangements at Burla to instal a 500 bedded hospital for treatment of corona patients

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Burla: The district administration is making all arrangements at Burla to instal a 500 bedded hospital for treatment of corona patients. Since VIMSAR has no such huge quantity of beds in its campus, a hostel of VSSUT Burla has been vacated to convert it into a hospital, informed nodal officer for the purpose Sukanta Kumar Tripathy.

The Pullah hostel of VSSUT Burla meant for the second year BTech students has 500 rooms with a 1,000-bed capacity. At the first phase, 500 medical beds would be made ready and depending on the situation, next 500 beds would be there. The district administration is all set to meet any probable challenge due to corona and VSSUT hostel is now ready for that, Tripathy added.

The new ward will meet the necessity of all kinds of corona patients.

At the same time quarantine facilities will be provided to the suspected patients here, the nodal officer said.

When asked about the arrangements of doctors and rest other medical staff for corona treatment, Dean of VIMSAR Burla Dr BM Mishra said that at present 600 staffs of all ranks are required for the new corona wards in Pullah hostel. “There is scarcity of staffs in VIMSAR no doubt. But at any cost we will manage the show with our existing dedicated doctors, nurses, paramedical staffs, ambulance staff and rest others associated with the treatment. At the same time we have also sought for the cooperation of the periphery staff,” informed Dr Mishra.

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