COVID-19: Railway converts 20 coaches into isolation wards in WB's Jalpaiguri

Amid rising cases of coronavirus across the country, Katihar division of Northeast Frontier Railway converted 20 coaches into isolation wards for quarantine of COVID-19 patients. Senior Section Engineer, Ajay Kumar informed that each coach has nine coops, and each coop is dedicated for quarantine of an individual. He further said that ideally each coach has four toilets, but we have converted two toilets for bathroom purpose. "Of the 20 coaches, 2 are ready and 10 are going through cleaning," Kumar said.