Telangana: Bolarum General Hospital to treat Covid-19 patients from today | Hyderabad News – Times of India

SECUNDERABAD: In a relief for residents of Secunderabad, Bolarum General Hospital will treat Covid-19 patients from Monday free of cost.
On Sunday, Dr Rama Krishna, superintendent of the Bolarum General Hospital and Dr Yashmathi, who heads the doctors’ team seeing Covid-19 patients, inaugurated the Covid-19 treatment ward in the presence of Malkajgiri Lok Sabha member A Revanth Reddy and Secunderabad Cantonment Board (SCB) chief executive officer B Ajith Reddy.
With this, the Secunderabad Cantonment joins the list of other cantonments in the country providing Covid-19 treatment at Cantonment General Hospital, as per the instructions of the Ministry of Defence (MoD).
“A total of 50 beds have been arranged at the hospital for Covid-19 patients. People who test positive for Covid-19 can be admitted to the Bolarum General Hospital and the entire treatment is free. An ICU ward has been set up in the hospital premises and 58 oxygen cylinders have been kept ready,” Dr Rama Krishna told TOI.
He added that arrangements have also been made for collection of samples from patients for RT-PCR tests. “We have 22 nurses, seven doctors, and other para-medical staff in the hospital. Apart from 50 beds, another 14 beds are also ready, which will be used if the situation demands,” he said.
Meanwhile, Revanth Reddy announced that he has adopted Bolarum primary healthcare centre in Secunderabad Cantonment.
“I will contribute an amount on my own and even allot necessary funds from the Members of Parliament Local Area Development Scheme (MPLADS) for treatment of Covid-19 patients in Malkajgiri Lok Sabha constituency,” he said.


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