Srinagar: To combat the rapid surge of COVID-19 in Jammu & Kashmir and also to prepare for the anticipated third wave of COVID-19, the Army’s Chinar Corps on Saturday dedicated a 50-bedded COVID-19 facility to the people of Kashmir.
The facility adds to UT government’s capacity to handle COVID-19 patients.
The COVID facility established at 216 Transit Camp at Batwara was inaugurated by DC Srinagar. Mohammed Aijaz Asad, Friday.
The facility has been set up by Indian Army and has 10 ICU beds with ventilator support, 20 High Dependency Unit beds with Oxygen support and 20 Oxygen beds, it reads further.
Also, it had facilities such as a laboratory, radiology department and Blood Gas Analyzer for efficient management of patients. The Indian Army will provide round the clock dedicated doctors, military nurses and paramedical staff from 92 Base hospital, according to a statement.
Speaking on the occasion, Brigadier CG Muralidharan, HOD Medical Department, Chinar Corps assured all possible assistance by the Indian Army to the people of the Valley and also to the UT government to fight the battle against COVID-19.