Tiruvallur, Sep 22 (UNI) The Tamil Nadu government is planning
to upgrade the 3,000-bedded DD Medical College Hospital in this
district into an Emergency Care centre with additional 1,000 beds
for treating coronavirus patients, Health Secretary Dr J Radhakrishnan
Talking to reporters after inspecting the corona care special centre
and Siddha treatment facility at the hospital along with District
Collector Ms Maheswari, he said the corona care centre has been
providing exceptional treatment to the patients.
The hospital has 3,000 beds and discussions were on to add another
1,000 beds, besides earmarking an additional 200 beds with oxygen
facilities to upgrade it as an emergency care centre.
Once the hospital was upgraded as an emergency corona centre, it
would benefit the people of this district in getting quality treatment.
He also lauded the role of doctors, nurses and the paramedics in
the hospital, who were in the frontline of their duty in these times
of corona pandemic.
Dr Radhakrishnan and Ms Maheswari also interacted with the
patients and enquired about their health condition, an official