As the city sees surge in the covid 19 cases,
the civic body BBMP is mulling to set up covid care centre in each assembly constituency.
BBMP Chief Commissioner Gourav Gupta directed the Chief Health Officer Dr Balasundar to identify covid care centers.
Speaking after inspecting the covid care center at Kempegowda community hall under CSR funds in Nandini layout in Mahalakshmi layout constituency, he said that, covid cases are increasing day by day. So, one covid care center in each assembly constituencies should be reopened.
He instructed the Health officer to give the details (name and address of covid care centers, number of beds, number of oxygenated beds, available cylinders, number of oxygen concentrator etc…) of covid care centers.
Converting into full fledged covid care center:
“The covid care center was already set up at Kempegowda community hall in Nandini layout. Now, under CSR fund, the oxygen plant, 18 oxygen fitted bed facilities on the first floor is ensured. For that, appointment of doctors and personnel will be done and the center will become a full fledged one,” said Minister for excise K Gopalaiah.
Speaking to reporters he said, “There are 45 bed facility in ground floor and 18 oxygen fitted bed facility available on first floor of Kempegouda community hall. Around 40 oxygen concentrators are available.”
Speaking on the occasion, Mr. Gupta said, persons with mild symptoms, if they are unable to take treatment under home isolation, can get treatment at covid care centers.”