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CM Adityanath Inaugurates New COVID-19 Hospital in Gorakhpur

Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has inaugurated 300 beds in a dedicated COVID-19 hospital in Gorakhpur district on Monday. The Chief Minister congratulated the BRD Medical College authority on the same.

Shivani Arora

Shivani AroraBy Shivani Arora

Published on 7 Sep 2020 8:41 AM GMT

CM Adityanath Inaugurates New COVID-19 Hospital in Gorakhpur
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Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has inaugurated 300 beds in a dedicated COVID-19 hospital in Gorakhpur district on Monday. The Chief Minister congratulated the BRD Medical College authority on the same. The state government-run medical college already has 200 beds at the super-speciality block dedicated to COVID-19 patients.

"I heartily thank the public representatives, local administration and BRD Medical College administration present in the inauguration program of 300 beds dedicated COVID Hospital, 100 beds hostels, BSL-3 lab and guest house in Gorakhpur," tweeted the Chief Minister Office in Hindi.

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CM Adityanath:

Adityanath said, "I feel happy to dedicate this 300-bed dedicated COVID Hospital to the people of Purvanchal."

"Doctors, nurses, paramedical staff and technicians working in isolation ward during COVID-19 live in the institutional quarantine instead of going straight to their homes. With this view, facilities dedicated to BRD Medical College will prove effective in the fight against coronavirus," added the Chief Minister.

He inspected the help desk, the isolation ward and the ICU at the new COVID hospital. Also, held meetings with MP Ravi Kishan, mayor Sitaram Jaiswal and the medical college principal Ganesh Kumar.

"The new hospital has the facility of 50 high-flow nasal cannula (HFNC) machines and 65 ventilators. HFNC machines have given good results all over the world. Also, we'll provide more HFNC machines as per requirement, he said.

"We are all set to defeat novel coronavirus. As we defeated encephalitis which was taking a huge number of lives for the last 40 years and we are successful in controlling 95 per deaths by encephalitis, the Chief Minister said.

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According to the Union Health Ministry, Uttar Pradesh has 61,625 active cases, 2,00,738 cured/recovered/migrated and 3,920 deaths as of September 7.

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