In a big support to fight against COVID -19 in Delhi, the Indo-Tibetan Border Police, ITBP today started the operations at Sardar Patel Covid Care Centre, Radha Soami Satsang Beas in Chhatarpur. Lieutenant Governor of Delhi Anil Baijal inaugurated this Centre, which is the largest of its kind in the world with over ten thousand beds.
Adequate arrangements have been made by the ITBP at the centre including security, reception, call centre, nursing stations, command control stores and maintenance staff. Over one thousand doctors, nurses and paramedic staff of ITBP and other CAPFs have been deployed at the facility to operate it smoothly.
More than 75 Ambulances will also be deployed at the Centre. A group of first patients are expected at the centre this afternoon.
On the occasion, Anil Baijal reviewed with agencies concerned, the availability of facilities like beds, oxygen cylinders, concentrators, ventilators, ICU and medical staff.
Mr Baijal advised the officials to focus on severely ill patients and if required, shift them to dedicated COVID-19 Hospitals. He instructed South Delhi Municipal Corporation to ensure cleanliness and sanitation at the centre. The LG said management of COVID centre by ITBP is greatly appreciated.