The four private hospitals are Gazi Medical College Hospital, Ad-Din Hospital, Khulna City Medical Hospital (KCMH), and Islami Bank Hospital
Mayor of Khulna City Corporation (KCC) Talukder Abdul Khaleque has asked Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) for preparing four more private hospitals for the treatment of coronavirus patients along with first Khulna Diabetic Hospital in the wake of increasing COVID-19 patients in Khulna.
Talukder Abdul Khaleque said this yesterday while addressing at an emergency meeting of District Coronavirus (Covid-19) Prevention Committee held at Khulna Circuit House conference room as the chief guest.
Chaired by the deputy commissioner of Khulna Helal Hossain, the decision was taken at the meeting because of increasing corona patients at Corona Dedicated Khulna Diabetic Hospital, reports BSS.
The four private hospitals are Gazi Medical College Hospital, Ad-Din Hospital, Khulna City Medical Hospital (KCMH), and Islami Bank Hospital.
Khulna Civil Surgeon Dr Sujat Ahmed has been asked to immediately take the necessary steps to have at least 50 beds in each hospital for corona patients within the next three days.
The meeting also decided to set up High-Flow Nasal Cannula (HFNC) at the hospitals for COVID-19 treatment and setup another PCR lab machine for COVID-19 tests.
Later, the mayor inaugurated an online digital app namely “Online Medicine Mart, Khulna”, to facilitate purchase of necessary medicine from home.
Khulna divisional commissioner Dr Muhammad Anwar Hossain Howlader virtually attended the meeting.