Hon’ble Union Minister Shri Sadananda Gowda, Shri K Gopalaiah, Minister for Excise, inaugurated the Covid Care Centre (CCC) with 46 oxygenated beds for Covid19 patients at Kempegowda Community Hall near Nandini Layout in Mahalakshmi Layout Assembly constituency in BBMP limits, today. The CCC also has a triage centre where Covid19 patients can directly walk-in.
Speaking after the inauguration, Minister Sadananda Gowda said that the Covid Care Centre will be open for the treatment of patients starting tomorrow. All necessary measures are being taken to contain the spread of the virus in the Mahalakshmi Assembly Constituency. Three oxygen mobile vans have been making rounds from house to house to provide oxygen to patients in critical need, he informed. This has benefitted several patients, he added. Covid Care Centres have been set up in different parts of the city with ambulance and other necessary facilities. A systematic plan is in place to contain Covid19 in the city, he said.
The Covid Care Centre at Kempegowda Community Hall also has a triage centre and Covid patients can directly get admitted to the Covid Care Centre by walking in. The physicians at the centre will assess the condition of the patients and direct them with further actions required. Along with 46 oxygenated beds, there are also oxygen concentrators available for the treatment of patients.
BBMP Chief Commissioner Shri Gaurav Gupta, Zonal Commissioner Basavaraju, Zonal Coordinator Ujwal Ghosh, Zonal Joint Commissioner Shivaswamy and others were present.