Hyderabad: As the nation continues its efforts to fight the pandemic, state governments are leaving no stone unturned to stop the spread of Corona virus. With the positive cases crossing 1,000, many more preventive measures have been introduced.
Telangana has five centres to test samples of suspected COVID-19 cases. Besides this, a new hospital has been set up exclusively to treat Corona virus patients in the state. The Gachibowli indoor stadium has also been kept ready and equipped with facilities to treat 1,500 people.
As per the state government’s orders, the health department has arranged wards for Corona virus patients, including isolation wards, at King Koti Government Hospital. The department also arranged a hygienic e-solutions ward with modern technology at the hospital. Besides these, King Koti Hospital also has 300 beds, 50 ICU wards, 37 doctors, and 28 medical experts who will be available whenever the situation requires.
Dr Rajendranath, in charge RMO of King Koti Hospital, said, “As per the government’s orders, an isolation centre has been set up and 300 beds, including 50 ICUs, are available for Corona patients. The hospital also has 37 specialist doctors. The basic needs of people admitted in the isolation wards will be met. The swap collection and sample tests will be sent to Gandhi Hospital. X-Ray facilities are also available.”