Mysuru: JSS Multi-Speciality Hospital is fully geared up to take on the third wave of Coronavirus and the Hospital has upgraded its facilities to treat patients, said Suttur Seer Sri Shivarathri Deshikendra Swamiji.
He was speaking to the media after visiting the Covid Care Centre in the Hospital premises.
When asked about the preparedness to face third wave of COVID-19 pandemic, a doctor from the Hospital said, “Yes, we are totally ready with all medical facilities to face the third wave and give good treatment to patients.”
The Seer said they are ready to spare the beds for the Government to treat Covid patients if the latter promises to ensure the supply of oxygen. Work on installing 5,000 Kilo Litre Liquid Oxygen Tank will start soon. Once it is ready, it will produce 500 litres of oxygen every minute. Then it can be supplied to additional 500 to 600 beds, he added.
The Swamiji gave a word to caution to citizens, who were showing negligence to the current second wave, and asked them to follow the Government guidelines not only to protect themselves but also of their families.
JSS hospital Covid Care Centre has a total of 300 beds spread in six wards. As many as 200 staff including 60 doctors and 120 nurses and other medical personnel work in three shifts to take care of patients.
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