Covid-19 hospital at DNCC Market opens tomorrow with 50 ICU beds | The Daily Star
05:02 PM, April 17, 2021 / LAST MODIFIED: 05:23 PM, April 17, 2021

Covid-19 hospital at DNCC Market opens tomorrow with 50 ICU beds

The Covid-19 hospital at Dhaka North City Corporation's Mohakhali market will be operational from tomorrow, with a 50-bed intensive care unit facility initially.

Health and Family Welfare Minister Zahid Maleque is expected to inaugurate the hospital.

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"We are running the hospital partially with 50 bed-ICU facilities. We are expecting full-fledged operation by April 29, with appointing more manpower and arranging other facilities," Brig Gen AKM Nasir Uddin, director of the hospital, told The Daily Star.

The dedicated hospital will have 212 ICUs and 250 high dependency units with 540 isolated high care rooms for Covid-19 patients.

Hospital sources said more than 500 Covid-19 patients will receive high-flow oxygen support at a time at the hospital.

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