On Wednesday Andhra Pradesh get first Covid ward for children. Let us share that Minister for Transport Puvvada Ajay Kumar inaugurated first Covid ward for children in the State at Khammmam Government Hospital. After inauguration while interacting with media Minister Ajay said that alarmed by possibility of Covid third wave, they have setup 40-bedded Covid ward for children at the hospital, which is the first Covid ward for children across the State. He lauded the services of Khammam Government Hospital staff, especially those serving Covid patients.
Here He also state government hospital upgradation of beds to 550-bed hospital. He said the government has been giving good support for the health services in the State and sanctioning more funds for agency villages. Let us share that the government had sanctioned medical college for Kothagudem district and gave permission to 18 private hospitals to provide treatment for Covid patients in the district. The Minister informed that 300-beds with oxygen facility, 35 ventilators, five HFC,10 CPAPs, 30 multi parameters, 10 cardiology units,10 nephrology units,13Kl liquid plants and central oxygen facility was set up in the main hospital.
Here to be noted that in the inauguration of hospital District Collector RV Karnan, Mayor P Neeraja, ZP Chairman L Kamalraj, MLC B Lakshmi Narayana, SUDA Chairman B Vijay Kumar, Deputy Mayor Fathima, District Medical & Health Officer Dr Malathi, Khammam Government Superintendent Hospital Dr Vekateswarlu, RMO Dr B Srinivas Rao and others were present on the occasion.