RANCHI: The Military Hospital in Namkum, decided to set up a 50-bed hospital to treat Covid patients from Tuesday. The decision was taken after meeting with the state chief minister, army officials confirmed the report.
CM Hemant Soren had requested the Union government for military help in Covid combat few days ago. During the meeting on Saturday, army officials informed the chief minister of their preparedness to open a hospital for the public with 50 dedicated beds and demanded oxygen connections for them.
An official release from the chief minister’s office said that the government was working on the oxygen requirements and that it hopes to start the facility from upcoming Tuesday.