300 Bed Covid Care Facility Opens at RINL Vizag Steel
India’s Steel Minister Mr Dharmendra Pradhan has inaugurated the Jumbo Covid Care Facility with 300 beds (Phase-1) out of the planned 1000 bed facility for treatment of Covid Patients at Gurajada Kalakshetram and Hostel-1 at Rashtriya Ispat Nigam Limited through virtual mode. 300 Oxygen bed in the first phase include 100 Bed at Trainees Hostel-1 and 200 Bed at Gurajada Kalakshetram.
The Gurajada Kalakshetram complex is equipped with centralized Air Conditioned Covid wards, Central Oxygen supply with back up of 300 Jumbo Oxygen cylinders and 20 oxygen concentrators & 10 CIPAP machines. All beds are provided with Oxygen humidifiers with distilled water & flow meters.
Spacious reception & registration block with a Triage area is being manned by Doctors & paramedical staff. Wheel chair, Trolley with Oxygen cylinder & mask at the entrance and well stocked pharmacy with all emergency & routine drugs are arranged. Medical supervision by Intensivist & Pulmonologist along with a trained team of Doctors, Nurses & other paramedical support staff are there for the round the clock service. Free food facility is being provided for all on duty medical & paramedical contractual staff. Along with an Ambulance facility for emergency transfer of patients other facilities like new toilet blocks and Hot & cold RO drinking water facility etc. are also made available.