DC Anantnag takes stock of arrangements at Dedicated Covid Hospital Bijbehara

Directs for proactive measures, augmentation of facilities at earliest

ANANTNAG: The Deputy Commissioner (DC) Anantnag, Dr. Piyush Singla today visited Trauma Hospital Bijbehara turned Dedicated Covid Hospital to take stock of the arrangements being put in place for isolation and treatment of Covid patients there.
On the occasion, the DC directed the concerned officers to install a requisite number of beds along with a ventilator and other facilities at the earliest.
He also directed for ensuring proper healthcare to patients and safety to frontline health workers besides hygiene and cleanliness in the hospital.
Dr. Singla urged upon the concerned officers to install fully functional Gensets for uninterrupted and stable power supply besides other basic facilities in a time bound manner.
He said the administration is taking adequate proactive steps for augmenting and keeping the medical infrastructure in ready gear to meet out any eventuality.
The Medical Superintendent Dr. B. S. Tulla informed the DC that the hospital has currently 75 isolation beds with oxygen facilities besides 7 Intensive Care Unit beds.
It was further given out that 24 Cardiac Monitors, 2 Big Ventilators, 5 Mobile Ventilators, 28 oxygen concentrators alongwith 82 bulk and 43 medium size oxygen cylinders are at the disposal of the hospital.
DGM JKPCC, SDM Bijbehara, CMO, Dy CMO, Ex. Engineers PHE, PDD, Tehsildar and BMO Bijbehara and other concerned officers accompanied the DC during the visit.


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