With 1,000 Bed Capacity, Odisha To Open India’s Largest Covid-19 Hospital In Two Weeks

Representative image of hospital (Manjunath Kiran/AFP/Getty Images)

Odisha is all set to open India’s largest hospital to treat Covid-19 patients within two weeks, ANI has reported.

The hospital will have a capacity of 1,000 beds and will be exclusively used to treat all those who have tested positive for coronavirus.

As per latest Health Ministry data, the state has reported two positive Covid-19 cases so far.

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Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik had yesterday (26 March) announced that all the health professionals in the state involved in combating the coronavirus pandemic will get advance salaries for four months in April.

Recently a 100 bed dedicated Covid-19 hospital was set up by Mukesh Ambani led Reliance Industries in Mumbai in collaboration with the BMC. It was set up within two weeks.

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