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Indian Army to construct ICU at Tezpur Medical College in Assam

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GUWAHATI: Indian Army has extended its helping hand to the Assam government to fight against COVID-19.

The Gajraj IV Corps of Indian Army has decided to construct a 60-bed ICU at Tezpur Medical College and Hospital (TMCH).

Sharing the development, Assam health minister Dr Himanta Biswa Sarma tweeted, “GOC 4 Corps of

@adgpi

has kindly consented to start construction of a 60-bedded ICU at Tezpur Medical College. This shall strengthen our #COVID19 management infrastructure. We are indeed grateful to Indian Army.”

On the other hand, Public Works Department (PWD) in Assam will immediately construct over 250 ICU beds at Gauhati Medical College and Hospital (GMCH) and Kalapahar Covid Hospital in Guwahati.

The decision was taken at a meeting of PWD and GMCH chaired by Dr Himanta Biswa Sarma.

The PWD will construct 256 and 24 new ICU beds at GMCH and Kalapahar Covid Hospital respectively.

“At a meeting with PWD & GMCH it’s been decided that PWD will immediately start work on construction of 256 and 24 new ICU beds at GMCH and Kalapahar Covid Hospitals, respectively,” Sarma said in a series of tweets.

Read: ASSAM: PWD TO CONSTRUCT OVER 250 ICU BEDS AT GMCH, KALAPAHAR COVID HOSPITAL

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