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India’s first 100-bed centre for COVID-19

India’s first 100-bed centre for COVID-19

In order to help patients with confirmed COVID-19, several business tycoons are coming forward. Anand Mahindra is setting up factories to manufacture ventilators for patients. In addition to that, he wanted to donate his full salary to them in the coming months to ensure continuous medical facilities.

Similarly, Mukesh Ambani also came forward to help COVID-19 patients. His Reliance Foundation set up a 100-bed centre facility for them. This is the first COVID-19 bed centre facility in India which would be completely dedicated to treat them.

The medical facility has been set up in Seven Hills Hospital with essential modern equipment. In addition to that, Reliance is also working on providing healthcare workers with proper protective measures to reduce the risk of transmission from infected patients.

The company explained on Twitter that the hospital has a negative pressure room to help prevent cross-contamination.

In addition to that, it also announced that Sir H.N. Reliance Foundation Hospital and Research Centre would help people returning from foreign countries, quarantine themselves there with special medical facilities.

Reliance also donated ₹5 crores to the Maharashtra government’s relief fund to tackle the present situation.

It also said that all the workers of Reliance including Reliance Retail, Reliance Life Sciences and Reliance Industries are working on an action plan to fight against COVID-19.

To help several people have protective equipment, the company wants to improve its production capacities and produce 1,00,000 face-masks daily. Furthermore, it wants to produce more suits and garments for healthcare workers.

Additional test kits are being imported for effective testing. Their researchers are working extra time on finding a cure for this virus.

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