Jamshedpur 4th June 2021: In the wake of the possibility of a third Covid wave, the district administration has decided to come up with a special corona facility for children.
A 50-bedded pediatric hospital has been planned at Kantilal Gandhi Memorial Hospital (KGMH) at Bistupur.
The proposed pediatric hospital will be set by the district administration, up for Covid patients, as part of its strategy to combat Covid.
The district civil surgeon stated that all necessary steps regarding the starting of the Covid hospital for the children have been completed, and the work in this regard will be completed soon.
After the pandemic re-emerged in March this year and several children also fell victim to the Coronavirus, the East Singhbhum deputy commissioner, Suraj Kumar, took up the decision to take over the hospital to set up a pediatric hospital there.