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HAL Establishes COVID-19 Care Centre in 16 Days

Updated: July 30, 2020 2:09 pm

Sensing the urgency to control rapidly spreading Pandemic, HAL has converted its Ghatage Convention Centre located on Old Airport Road into a Covid-19 Care Center (CCC) and handed it over to Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) here today. The facility having 160 beds with other supporting infrastructure like toilets, bath rooms etc. was created in 16 days, says Mr. R. Madhavan, CMD, HAL. Initially, the facility would be utilized for treatment of asymptomatic COVID-19 positive patients, says Mr. Alok Verma, Director HR. A MoU was signed between HAL, represented by Mr Ch. Venkateswara Rao, GM (CSR) and BBMP, represented by Mr R Venkatachalapathy, Joint Commissioner, Mahadevapura Zone in the presence of senior Government and HAL officials. Arrangements for doctors and paramedical staff and running of the facility would be taken care by BBMP.

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