Covid: 60-bed child dedicated hospital in Ghaziabad to start from June

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Ghaziabad, May 26 (PTI) Ahead of the possible third wave of Covid, Ghaziabad administration has identified a 60-bed hospital which will be designated for the treatment of children, an official said on Wednesday.

Ram Saran Garg Indo German hospital located at NH-24 near Dasna will be the first child dedicated hospital in the district and it will become operational by mid-June, District Magistrate Ajay Shankar Pandey said in an official statement.

Apart from 60 beds, it will have a ventilator and an ICU ward, the statement said, adding that an oxygen manufacturing plant will also be set up inside the facility.

The district administration has also issued directions to all private hospitals to reserve 10 beds for PICU (Paediatric Intensive Care Unit) and 10 beds for NICU (Neonatal Intensive Care Unit). PTI Corr MA MA MA MA