In Gujarat, the 900-bed dedicated Covid Care hospital being set up at Gujarat University’s Convention and Exhibition Centre in Ahmedabad will conduct a dry run today.
Dedicated Covid care hospital being set up in collaboration with the DRDO and State Government is likely to start admitting patients by this weekend.
AIR correspondent reports that the work of the hospital has been completed on a war footing basis.
The dedicated Covid care hospital with 900 beds facility is coming up in Ahmedabad at a time when Covid19 cases in the city are piling up like the mountain.
If dry run goes well, the facility is expected to ease the burden on public hospitals that are witnessing long queues of Covid patients.
The dedicated Covid Care Hospital with 900 oxygen-equipped beds will have ICU facilities with ventilators on 150 beds.
The hospital has a provision for expansion of 500 more beds.
Gujarat government has already started the recruitment of medical and healthcare staff including 200 staff nurses to support the medical officers of DRDO.
Meanwhile, Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation has added 29 new areas in the micro-containment zone following the detection of new cases