The UT Administrator on Wednesday decided that all new asymptomatic and mild cases of Covid will now be sent to the ayurvedic hospital in Sector 46 while critical cases will continue to be sent to the PGI.
The Sector 46 hospital has marked approximately 50 beds for Covid facility. Dr Naresh Mittal of Dhanwantri Hospital said, “The hospital has put all resources at the disposal of the Chandigarh Administration. The OPDs at the hospital will continue to function.”
UT Health Secretary Arun Gupta said, “As per the GOI guidelines, an ayurvedic doctor or MBBS doctor is required at the Covid care facility. We will be providing an MBBS doctor from the GMCH, Sector 32, for basic medication. The new patients with asymptomatic and mild symptoms and those who do not have home isolation facility will be shifted to the Sector 46 hospital.”
– The Tribune