Paralakhemundi: To provide dedicated healthcare services to COVID-19 patients, a standalone COVID Care Centre with 110 beds was made operational here in Gajapati district Wednesday.
With this, total eight special COVID-19 hospitals have now become functional in the state.
Gajapati Collector Anupam Saha inaugurated the facility. Developed by the state Government and funded by Odisha Hydro Power Corporation Ltd, the centre will be managed by Hi-Tech Medical College and Hospital, Bhubaneswar.
Notably the third dedicated COVID-19 hospital with 500 beds and 20 ICU bed facilities was made ready Monday at SOA Campus 2. The State facility will be managed by SUM Medical College and Hospital with support from Mahanadi Coalfields Limited (MCL).