Guardian minister Dr Nitin Raut on Monday had develop independent wards for Omicron given instructions to the district administration to patients. Immediately after this, a 40-bed separate facility was prepared for Omicron patients at Government Medical College and Hospital (GMCH).
Dean of GMCH Dr Sudhir Gupta inspected the facility and gave necessary instructions to the medical staff.
Ever since one patient with Omicron variant of Covid was found in the city, the health system has is on alert. Against this back drop, guardian minister Dr Nitin Raut presided a meeting at Divisional Commissioner’s Office with the representatives of Divisional Covid Task had asked the authorities to develop a separate ward to deal with it.
Immediately on the next day, under the guidance of Dr Sudhir Gupta, the ICU ward (Ward No.50) reserved for Covid patients in GMCH was converted into a separate ward for Omicron patients. Trauma Centre at GMCH has been made available for chil dren suffering from the Covid infection. Ten beds of NICU, PICU’S 40 beds and 50 beds of HDU, i.e, a total of 100 beds are avail able for children in GMCH.