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Nod for COVID-19 hospital

By Correspondent

ITANAGAR, July 15 - Amid the rapid rise in the number of COVID-19 positive cases in Arunachal Pradesh, the State Government today accorded its approval for establishment of a dedicated COVID-19 hospital at the newly-constructed MLA Apartments at Chimpu near here.

Taking to Twitter, Chief Minister Pema Khandu wrote: �Approval is accorded for setting up of dedicated #Covid19 Hospital at MLA apartment today.� He said the new facility would have better infrastructural facility, besides ensuring safety of frontline Health workers.

�While catering to need for better infrastructural facility, this will also ensure safety of our frontline health workers,� Khandu tweeted.

The newly-built MLA Apartments, consisting of four blocks and separate bungalows for the Speaker and the Deputy Speaker, is an ambitious project of the State Government.

The proposed COVID-19 hospital will have more than 40 beds with ICUs, oxygen, diagnosis and other facilities, Health Minister Alo Libang said.

One more prefabricated COVID-19 hospital is coming up at Midpu under the Doimukh circle of Papum Pare district.

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