Rishitha Jaladi(Intern Journalist): Delhi Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal inaugurated the 10,000-bedded COVID care hospital at Radha Soami Satsang Beas on July 5. This care centre is named Sardar Patel COVID Care Centre and Hospital (SPCCCH). This centre is created on an emergency basis with aid from the ministry of home affairs in a record time of 10 days.

World's largest COVID care center
World’s largest COVID care center

This is the world’s largest COVID care center which will function for a large number of asymptomatic COVID positive patients. among them, 10% of the beds have oxygen supply, if in case the patient suffers from breathlessness. ITBP will be running the first 2,000 beds currently, with the help of 170 doctors/specialists and more than 700 nurses and paramedics.

The Infrastructure, beds, ventilators…etc are donated by various civil society and non-governmental organisations. A recreational centre has been made available to the patients along with a library, board games, skipping ropes, etc. They will be provided with 5 healthy meals a day along with immunity-boosts, juices etc. Home minister, Amit shah and Defence minister, Raj Nath Singh visited the centre yesterday.