DMCH and Shree Ram Sharnam sets up 50-bedded covid care centre
Centre set up at building of Shree Ram Sharnam Sewa Sadan adjoining DMCH
Ludhiana: In view of the Covid 19 pandemic and a bid to contribute towards the society, the Dayanand Medical College & Hospital (DMCH) and Shree Ram Sharnam have set up a 50-bedded Covid Care Centre in the building of Shree Ram Sharnam Sewa Sadan located adjoining DMCH in Kitchlu Nagar area of the city. This centre would be run and managed by the team of doctors and other staff of DMCH.
Deputy Commissioner Mr Varinder Sharma and Commissioner of Police Mr Rakesh Kumar Agrawal today visited the newly set up centre and thanked both DMCH management as well as Shree Ram Sharnam for coming forward for this noble cause.
Mr Varinder Sharma said that people from all sections of the society should contribute during today’s testing times. He said that the Shree Ram Sharnam Sewa Sadan provides boarding and lodging to the care takers of patients at DMCH and now a 50-bedded Covid Care Centre has been set up here.
He said that elevators for easy access to the facilities, clean linen, dining area, air-conditioning and a dedicated team of staff from DMCH has been deputed at this centre, who would take care of the Covid positive patients. He also urged other social organisations to set up such centres and assured all possible help from the District Administration side for their operations.
Commissioner of Police Mr Rakesh Kumar Agrawal also appealed to other hospitals and organisations to set up such such centres in their premises and assured that those hospitals would be able to charge government fixed rates for treatment. He said that such hospitals and organisations can contact the district administration and assured of full support.
Later, the Deputy Commissioner, Commissioner of Police, ADC (Development) and other senior district administration officials visited the Fortis Hospital, here, where they interacted with the hospital management and urged them to increase the number of beds for Covid positive patients. He informed that with the rise in number of positive cases, other private hospitals have also been directed to increase the number of beds in their respective hospitals so that people can get proper treatment.
Senior DMCH doctors Dr Gurpreet Singh Wander, Dr Sandeep Puri, Dr Bishav Mohan, besides several others were also present on the occasion.