DRDO to set up COVID-19 hospitals in these three cities
DRDO to set up COVID-19 hospitals in these three cities

New Delhi: The Chairman of Defence Research and Development Organisation Dr G Satheesh Reddy has announced a great news amid such CORONA crisis across the country. The organization on Tuesday announced to work on setting up a 450-bed hospital in Lucknow, a 750-bed hospital in Varanasi and a 900-bed hospital in Ahmedabad. 

Accordingly, the defense ministry released a statement stating that the construction of COVID-19 care hospital at Awadh Shilp Gram in Lucknow is on a war footing. The facility will have ICU wards with ventilators along with oxygen beds as well for COVID-19 patients. The hospital will be build as a permanent structure which has all state-of-the-art medical facilities under one roof. DRDO has also set up a facility in New Delhi, which has all oxygen beds, a large number of ventilators, zero charges, basic testing facilities and air-conditioning. DRDO has helped nation and built the hospitals as per WHO standards. The organization also developed SpO2 (Blood Oxygen Saturation) supplemental Oxygen Delivery which can be used for moderate COVID patients for oxygen flow therapy and soldiers posted at extreme high-altitude areas.

Meanwhile, India registered 2,59,170 new COVID-19 cases and 1,761 deaths in the last 24 hours, the data by the Union Health Ministry showed on Tuesday morning.

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