GOA: Dr Sunanda Amonkar, an associate professor of medicine, and Dr Rajesh Patil, an associate professor of surgery at Goa Medical College (GMC) and hospital, Bambolim have been appointed as nodal officers at the new south Goa District hospital for management of Covid-19 patients. The order issued by the health department on Wednesday stated that both doctors will work on rotation basis in management of the new Covid hospital. To begin with, the hospital will have 250 beds.
Last week, the government announced its plan to have a third Covid hospital in the state due to the shortage of beds in existing Covid hospitals. Health minister Vishwajit Rane had announced that the new hospital will likely be operational from Friday.
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