The Indian Air Force (IAF) has decided to build a 100-bed Covid Care Treatment Facility in Bangalore, Karnataka.
A Bangalore Defense Spokesperson (PRO) from the Indian Ministry of Defense tweeted that the new facility is open to the public and the first 20 beds will be available by May 6 at the air force base Jalahalli. ..
The bed is powered by an oxygen concentrator.
IAF plans to put the remaining 80 beds into operation by May 20th.
Of the total of 100 beds, 10 will be used as floors in the intensive care unit and 40 will be supplied with pipe oxygen. The remaining 50 beds will be equipped with an oxygen concentrator.
The Indian Ministry of Defense PRO Bengaluru tweeted: “The 100-bed Covid-19 care facility will be staffed with specialists, doctors, nurses, and emergency medical staff from the Command Hospital Air Force in Bangalore.
“Admission to the facility will be coordinated by the BBMP / Karnataka State Government through the Node Officer.
“The Government of Karnataka guarantees the support needed for pharmacies, oxygen and security.”
As of May 3, Karnataka reported more than 44,438 cases and 239 deaths, bringing the total number of infections and deaths to 1,646,303 and 16,250, respectively.
Currently, there are active cases of over 30,000 rupees in Bangalore.
According to government data India added 382,315 virus cases in a day. The number of deaths in the country increased by 3,780 per day.