Medical colleges instructed to allocate one-third beds for COVID-19 patients

Khabarhub

August 15, 2020

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Medical colleges instructed to allocate one-third beds for COVID-19 patients

Ministry of Health and Population. (File photo/Khabarhub)

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KATHMANDU: The government has instructed the medical colleges to allocate beds for COVID-19 patients after the hospitals are running out of beds following a surge in coronavirus cases.

The Ministry of Health has asked medical colleges across the country to set aside at least one-third of the beds for the treatment of COVID-19 patients.

“All medical colleges across the country have been asked to set up separate isolation buildings or rooms for the treatment of coronavirus by allocating one-third of the beds,” Health Ministry Spokesperson Dr. Jageshwor Gautam said.

Nepal’s COVID-19 count stands at 26,019 as of Saturday afternoon.

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