Jalandhar, August 5, 2020 (Yes Punjab News)
Taking another step for ensuring better Covid preparedness in Jalandhar. The Deputy Commissioner Mr Ghanshyam Thori on Wednesday inaugurated 30-bedded facility for the treatment and ensuring best care to the people infected with novel coronavirus.
Lauding the efforts of Mann Medicity, Joshi Hospital, Gulab Devi Hospital, and New Ruby which have started the operations in the building of Gulab Devi Hospital with 22 beds for the Level-II patients, eight beds for level-III and four ventilators from Wednesday, he said this would play a crucial role in its fight against the pandemic.
He said that the district administration would remain indebted to them as this facility would add 30 beds as Covid health infrastructure and would help immensely.
Mr Thori said the special focus on severely ill and patients having Co-morbidities is being given to ensure timely treatment to them in the hospitals.
He asserted that there would not be any kind of the shortage of beds in Jalandhar as administration has been working tirelessly to ensure bed availability round the clock.
He told that administration has been updating about the status of beds and ventilators on its website www.Jalandhar.nic.in .
Besides, the people can also call on 0181-2224417 helpline and seek information about the availability of beds in the Jalandhar government and private hospitals, he added.
Mr Thori said that more private hospitals are also coming forward for offering treatment to the Covid Patients and facilities for level-II and Level-III are being scaled up in the Jalandhar with spike in the Covid cases here.
The Deputy Commissioner said that private hospitals would charge on the maximum rates as fixed by the Punjab Government for the treatment.
On the occasion, Jalandhar Mayor Mr Jagdish Raj Raja and others were also present.