With the alarming rise in COVID-19 instances in Karnataka, the Indian Air Force on Tuesday introduced that it’ll set up a 100-bed COVID care therapy facility at its Air Force Station in Bengaluru.
In a sequence of tweets, the IAF mentioned the 20 beds can be prepared by May 6.
“Indian Air Force decides to establish a 100 bedded COVID care treatment facility at Air Force Station Jalahalli, Bengaluru for the general public. First 20 beds will be operational on 06 May 21 with oxygen concentrators. Remaining 80 beds are expected to be operational by May 20,” the IAF mentioned, experiences information company ANI.
According to the IAF, the 100 mattress Covid care facility will probably be manned by specialists, docs, nurses and paramedical employees supplied by the Bengaluru Command Hospital Air Force.
Admission to the facility will probably be coordinated by civic company and the state authorities via a nodal officer, it mentioned.
Of the full 100 beds, there will probably be 10 ICU beds and 40 with piped oxygen.
The remaining 50 may have oxygen concentrators.
The IAF mentioned the state authorities has assured the mandatory assist for pharmacy, oxygen and safety.
The scenario in Karnataka is grim which reported over 44,438 instances and 239 deaths on Monday taking the full infections and fatalities to 1646303 and 16,250.
Bengaluru is worst hit with over 20,000 caseloads day by day and over 100 deaths.
There are over three lakh energetic instances in the town.