Coronavirus treatment begins at CMCH


The treatment of coronavirus infected patients started at Chattogram Medical College Hospital (CMCH) on Thursday.

City Mayor AJM Nasir Uddin inaugurated the coronavirus patients unit at CMCH in the presence of Divisional Commissioner, Divisional Health Director, Civil Surgeon of Chattogram and BMA leaders.

CMCH assistant director Dr Aftabul Islam said that the treatment activities of coronavirus patients started at the hospital from Thursday after creating 100 beds, separate block with monitoring and isolation unit.

He said that the coronavirus patients have increased in Chattogram district alarmingly, but the sufficient treatment facilities would not prevail there.

Earlier, treatment of coronavirus patients started at Chattogram General Hospital with 100 beds and 30 beds at Bangladesh Institute of Tropical and Infectious Diseases (BITID) at city’s Fuzdarhat.

Later another, 40-beds unit was built at field hospital in Salimpur under private initiative.

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