Covid Health Care Facility inaugurated at Rangreth
Srinagar: The Northern Army Commander Lt Gen YK Joshi, accompanied by the Chinar Corps Commander Lt Gen BS Raju visited the 250 bed (Level 1 & Level 2) COVID Healthcare Facility at Old Air Field Military Station, Rangreth, Srinagar.
The facility has jointly been jointly established by Chinar Corps and Civil Administration for the people of Kashmir,” a statement issued by the army said.
The Army Commander was briefed on ground about the various amenities and facilities that have been made available. While interacting with the staff, Lt Gen YK Joshi was appreciative of the efforts put in by all stakeholders to establish the Health Care Facility in record time,” said the statement.
Earlier in the day, the facility was inaugurated by P K Pole, Divisional Commissioner, Kashmir and Maj Gen Raju Chauhan, GOC 31 Sub Area.
The facility has a well-equipped 14 bedded ICU and a 32 bedded High Dependency Unit (HDU). Separate wards have been catered for confirmed and suspected cases of COVID-19. Adequate measures have been made in the form of a separate zone for accommodating 80 female patients.
The Civil administration has committed medical and para medical health care personnel to man the facility and also essential lifesaving electro medical equipment.