SRINAGAR: In wake of rising number of positive COVID-19 cases, Srinagar’s District Administration on Monday converted Indoor Stadium, Haft Chinar as a COVID Emergency Care Centre.
Deputy Commissioner (DC) Srinagar, Muhammad Aijaz Asad according to local news agency KNO said that a COVID centre for emergency has been set up at Indoor Stadium.
Additional Deputy Commissioner (ADC) Srinagar, Syed Muhammad Hanief Balkhi said that the patients with mild symptoms would be accommodated in the COVID-19 centres.
Officials told the news agency that the Indoor Stadium will hold up to 120 beds. The Stadium turned health centre will also provide oxygen facility to patients.
“Like previous year, many COVID-19 centres have been established again at Indoor Stadium, Sanat Nagar Marriage hall, Kashmir University’s Zakura campus, NIT Srinagar and Hajj house,” the ADC said.
The Administration has already suspended all close-contact sports and activities in the region.
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