Cuttack, April 1: SCB Medical College and Hospital, Cuttak is going to equip itself for dealing with increasing load of Corona across the state. Process is underway to open a 250 bedded Corona Hospital soon.
Proposals have been sent to the government to establish a 250 bedded Covid-19 hospital alongside the main campus of the medical college-cum-hospital. Two floors of the new medicine ward building will be reserved for Covid hospital once again. The skill centre, adjacent to the Skin & VD department will be utilised as Corona ward.
The proposed hospital will run with the 50 percent provision of paramedics.The Regional Diagnostic Centre (RDC) will be strengthened with additional manpower, said the Dean and Principal of SCB Medical College Prof. Dr Datteswar Hota.
The 500 bedded Covid-19 hospital at SCB Medical College and Hospital has been almost closed due to depletion in Corona cases.