Nilagiri, May 29: In the fight against Covid-19, the MLA of Nilagiri, Sukanta Kumar Nayak has decided to donate advanced ventilators worth Rs 50 lakhs to Nilgiri Hospital and Ishwarapur Hospital in Balasore district. Nayak also met the collector in this regard and discussed the process of establishing the ventilators at the earliest in the hospitals.
According to reports, thousands of people of blocks of Nilagiri, Oupada blocks, Remuna and Bahanaga are dependent on Nilagiri sub-divisional hospital.
However, there is acute shortage of doctors at the hospital following which patients with minor complications are being shifted to Balasore. The legislator has decided to provide advance ventilators to both the hospitals as to help patients visiting the health facilities.