Sardar Patel Covid Care Centre at Chhatapur to reopen within 3 days

New Delhi, Apr 22 (UNI) The Sardar Patel Covid Care Centre at Radha Soami Beas campus in South Delhi’s Chhatarpur will be reopened within three days, a Home Ministry official said here on Thursday.

Following a request from Delhi Government medical officers and para medical staff from the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) to man the Sardar Patel Covid Care Centre at Chhatarpur, the Union Home Ministry has designated Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) as ‘Nodal Force’ for operating the facility.

A deliberation in this regards took place at the centre on Thursday evening by ITBP officials with all stakeholders and the Himalayan border guarding force will try to reopen this facility initially with 500 bed within three days, an senior ITBP official told UNI, adding that it may be increased in future if necessitated.
This Covid care centre was set up on July 5 last year when the Coronavirus cases were reported in large scale in Delhi and NCR region and had treated over 11,657 were treated in seven and half months.

ITBP on June 24 took over the charge of Covid Care Centre at Radha Soami Beas at Chattarpur in south Delhi as per the direction of the Union Home Ministry.

More than 1000 Doctors of ITBP and other CAPFs and 2000 more paramedical, assistant and security staffs were deployed at the Centre to run this hospital and care centre.

South Delhi District Administration was providing administrative support to the Centre.


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