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Army re-activates COVID facility for civilians at Rangreth

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Srinagar: Together with the civil administration, Chinar Corps of Army on Wednesday jointly operationalised the 250-bed dedicated Covid health-care centre at Rangreth, Budgam.

“Government and Army resources were mobilised to operationalise the facility in a short timeframe to respond to the Covid surge in Srinagar and adjoining districts,” defence PRO Lt Col Emron Musavi  said in a statement here.

He said equipped with a 20 bed state-of-art High Dependency Unit and 230 bed post-critical care ward, the facility augments government medical health infrastructure significantly.

Speaking on the occasion, Dr Zakir Khan, Coordinator, Rangreth Health Services Department and Brigadier Sumesh Seth, Station Commander, Old Airfield Military Station (Rangreth), jointly reiterated their commitment to the service of the Kashmiri people in these distressed times and pledged to work untiringly to extend critical health care to the populace.

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