GOA: Health minister Vishwajit Rane said that the final inspection of the South Goa district hospital which is being turned into a Covid hospital has been scheduled for Saturday. The commissioning of the third Covid hospital will be decided after the final inspection, he told reporters after the expert committee meeting on Friday.
Last week, the health minister had said that they were targeting to have the new Covid hospital operational on Friday. He said the new hospital has a capacity to hold 566 beds. “We will start with 250 beds and expand further as per the requirement. The South Goa district hospital has been selected for management of Covid patients as it has the required facilities,” he said.
He said the new hospital has infrastructure required to match the type of treatment needed for Covid patients. The government has already appointed two nodal officers for the third Covid hospital while 10 doctors from health services have been selected to be posted there, he said.
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