Cuttack: The Cuttack district administration is gearing up for the corona. A total of 2,000 beds will be provided in rural and private hospitals along with various health centers at SCCB Medical, CMC.
The Cuttack district commissioner said the plan was to increase the number of beds from 500 to 400 beds in the SCB.
If necessary, the nursing hostel in the SCB area will also be made into a corona ward and the SCB will be a nodal center, the district commissioner said.
Private hospitals will also provide beds for corona suspects, with 40 percent reserved for corona patients, the district collector said.