Amravati district will soon have an Independent COVID-19 Hospital for women at Super Speciality Hospital in Amravati premises where already COVID-19 Hospital is functioning, said Shailesh Nawal, District Collector and President of District Disaster Management Authority.
The decision to establish a separate COVID-19 Hospital was taken as it had become difficult to treat COVID19 affected pregnant women with other increasing number of COVID patients in the district.
ospitalMen and women patients are being treating together at COVID-19 Hospital established at Super-Speciality Hospital. However, the health machinery is facing problems in treating COVID positive pregnant women. Taking cognisance of the same, separate COVID-19 Hospital will be established for women in Super Speciality Hospital premises., he added.
The hospital will be equipped with oxygen, ventilators and also medical officers, healthcare staffers and other facilities also will be made available. The separate hospital for women will be of 70-80 beds. Till date total of 21 pregnant women have been detected positive and out of them 21 have delivered babies, informed Nawal.
The separate hospital will be started functioning in next few days, informed Nawal.