DC Budgam inaugurates level II 50 bedded Covid care facility at SDH Nagam

BUDGAM: The Deputy Commissioner Budgam Shahbaz Ahmed today inaugurated level II 50 bedded Covid care facility with a dedicated ward for children at SDH Nagam, Chadoora.
Speaking on the occasion, the DDC said that apart from 50 bedded capacity the hospital had a 30 bed paediatric ward facility kept ready amid apprehension of 3rd wave or children may get infected.
The DC on the occasion hailed the sincere efforts of NGO K4 who had provided 18 oxygen concentrators for the pediatric ward. He said that presently they have less occupancy of Covid patients in the hospital, materialized due to strict imposition of lockdown measures.
He said with this facility the hospital is in a position to tackle any kind of emergency amid covid-19 infection adding that they can take care of at least 100 patients in one go. He said efforts are on to provide more facilities in added bed capacities.
The DC on the occasion was accompanied by SDM Chadoora, BMO Chadoora besides others concerned officers.

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