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200-bed hospital inaugurated to lessen COVID burden on Bowring and other hospitals in Bengaluru

Aug 26, 2020, 5:46 PM IST

During the times of the increasing number of COVID-19 cases and population in Shivajinagar, Shanthinagar and Pulakeshinagar and surroundings finding it difficult to find treatment and beds to treat emergency COVID cases, the BBMP has made a 200-bed hospital ready for use.


The hospital was inaugurated by CM BS Yediyurappa in the presence of Bengaluru mayor Gautham Kumar Jain and Shivajinagar MLA Rizwan Arshad.


The hospital originally was designed as a specialty heart care centre but due to the pandemic, the facility will be used to treat COVID-19 patients until the situation normalises.

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