ITC stated on Friday it would finance to a brief 200-bed well being facility in Kolkata to deal with Covid-19 sufferers in an “unprecedented medical disaster” within the nation.
The power shall be arrange and managed completely by Medica Superspecialty Hospitals on the Kishore Bharati Stadium. The power can have beds, screens, oxygen, furnishings, air conditioners and preliminary medical provide.
“The unprecedented medical disaster created by the second wave of Covid-19 pandemic has resulted in an exponential surge within the demand for healthcare amenities. This has led to an acute scarcity within the availability of beds at hospitals for the remedy of COVID-19 optimistic sufferers,” stated ITC.
West Bengal on Thursday reported 17,403 new Covid-19 instances and 1,10,241 in complete. ITC has serving to different states, as effectively. Its paperboards unit in Bhadrachalam in Telangana has commenced provide of oxygen to recognized authorities hospitals within the state.
To ease bottlenecks in transportation of medical oxygen provide, ITC is importing cryogenic ISO containers by Linde India from different Asian international locations. It’s importing oxygen concentrators and mills.
ITC can be offering assist for vaccination to worth chain companions within the eco-system throughout the nation, the corporate stated.
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