Health Ministry sets up new isolation facilities in Nalut and Gharyan

Health Ministry sets up new isolation facilities in Nalut and Gharyan

August 05, 2020 - 14:33
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Written By: SafaAlharathy

The Health Ministry said on Tuesday it had equipped one of Nalut Central Hospital buildings to operate as an isolation centre with a capacity of 80 beds.

The new isolation site includes 16 intensive care beds and is provided with monitoring systems, examination rooms, and a place for the medical staff, according to a statement by the Health Ministry on Facebook.

In the same context, the ministry also confirmed the completion of another isolation site in Gharyan city, with a capacity of 82 beds, including 12 intensive care beds.

The center located at one of Gharyan Teaching Hospital buildings has been equipped with an oxygen system as well as other facilities required to begin operations as an isolation centre.

The ministry emphasized that it is working to increase the clinical capacity of the coronavirus treatment centers across the country, by supporting these facilities with advanced mobile isolation units, in addition to setting up and equipping new sites, in response for any potential increase in the number of Covid-19 cases, after the disease reached the fourth epidemic level in the country.