Hek inaugurates Covid Hospital

Shillong, May 31: Health Minister Alexander Laloo Hek inaugurated the Covid Step Down Hospital at Umsawli today.
The hospital has a bed capacity of 100 and the minister has inaugurated 50 beds of which 25 are allotted for males and 25 for females.
“The inauguration of this Covid step down hospital of the Shillong Civil Hospital will lessen the burden on both the government and private hospitals,” Hek said.
He said that the Covid hospital will cater to the positive cases falling under the A, B and C categories.
According to him, admission of patients will start from today onwards.
The minister informed that the other 50 beds will be ready within a week’s time.