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Odisha Govt. To Set 36 COVID19 Hospitals

Odisha in its fight against corona is leaving no stones unturned for preparedness.

In the wake of COVID19, it had already approved of hospitals in a few districts dedicated to treating coronavirus affected. 20 hospitals are already functioning successfully in 18 districts with a capacity of 3,420 beds & I197 ICU beds.

As per new reports, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has instructed the 16 proposed COVID19 hospitals to be functional within a week.

These additional hospitals will have a capacity of 2,282 more beds and 38 ICUs.

The objective of having more COVID19 hospitals is to ensure faster tests, diagnosis and proper treatment of suspected cases and confirmed patients.

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