Dr. RML hospital trauma center, the super specialty block of Safdarjung hospital converted into isolation rooms COVID-19

NEW DELHI: The trauma center will function as a dedicated COVID-19 isolation ward, while the super specialty block has been converted into a state-of-the-art isolation management center, Union Harsh Vardhan said Friday.

He made these announcements after visiting Dr. RML Hospital and Safdarjung Hospital. The minister was at the health centers to review his preparation for COVID-19.

At Dr. RML Hospital, Vardhan visited the flu corner, the emergency care center, the trauma center, and the detection center.

After inspecting these centers, the minister expressed his satisfaction with the pace of the selection process.

He also visited the microbiology department, which has been handling a large number of samples every day, and thanked him for following infection control protocols.

Given the emerging requirement for isolation beds, the trauma center at Dr RML Hospital will function as a dedicated COVID-19 isolation room, he said.

Subsequently, the Union Minister visited the Safdarjung Hospital where he reviewed the facilities available in the block of super specialties.

He said it has become a state-of-the-art COVID-19 insulation management center, consisting of 400 insulation beds and 100 (ICU).