Odisha to come up with 1000-bed COVID-19 hospital in 15 days

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha state government Thursday announced to come up with the biggest dedicated hospital to manage COVID-19 patients in Bhubaneswar within a forttnight.

The Chief Minister’s Office (CMO) Thursday informed that the state government has signed an MoU with two leading private hospital and government PSUs for the purpose.

A CMO statement issued Thursday said, “The state government has signed two tripartite agreements with SUM and KIMS Medical Colleges Thursday to set up 1000 bedded state level hospitals in Bhubaneswar for treatment of COVID 19 patients.”

“These hospitals will be the State facility for Covid 19 treatment. OMC and MCL will provide the CSR funding for the purpose. Both the new facilities will be functional in a fortnight,” the statement added.