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Covid Care Centre established to treat COVID positive patients of Khurda District by Indian Navy at its ab-initio Training Establishment, INS Chilka, under the aegis of Naval Officer -in- Charge (Odisha)  was inaugurated by Mr SK Mohanty, District Collector, Khurda District on 07 May 21.

The 150 bed isolation centre with additional 15 bed oxygen facility at INHS Nivarini, the naval hospital, is all geared up for treating mild symptomatic Covid positive Patients. Dedicated doctors/ paramedical staff from the district medical authorities along with personnel from the station community will be functioning 24×7 at the COVID Care Centre to provide adequate facilities and care to all its patients.

The District Collector during his address appreciated the Indian Navy for playing a crucial role of support  in the battle againt COVID-19. He also apprised that this facility for Khurda district will not only enable better treatment to the infected people, but the support from the Indian Navy will also boost up their confidence. This is a sterling example of Civil – Military cooperation towards a common aim, provide succour to COVID positive patients.

Towards  capacity enhancement, in the form of skilled manpower and to bolster the fight against the COVID pandemic, a contingent of 41 naval personnel from Western Naval Command, comprising medical officers, nursing officers, paramedics and support staff have been deputed to the PM Cares COVID Hospital, Dhanvantari at Ahmedabad on 06 May 21. This is in addition to a 57 member naval medical team already positioned at the hospital on 29 Apr 21. The team is being deployed for a period of two months and will assist the hospital administration in handling covid patients.

Covid Care Centres Augmentation by Indian Navy
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