Health Minister Shrestha directs Bir Hospital administration to start preparation against third wave

Published On: July 10, 2021 09:49 PM NPT By: RSS

KATHMANDU, July 10: Minister for Health and Population Krishna Gopal Shrestha on Saturday inspected the COVID-19 Unified Central Hospital (Bir Hospital) in the capital. 

On the occasion, Minister Shrestha enquired about the status of COVID-19 infected people, oxygen plant and other physical infrastructures of the hospital. He directed the hospital administration to put their efforts to make necessary preparation to tackle potential outbreak of the third wave of COVID-19. 

“Make all preparation keeping in mind the potential emergence of third wave [of COVID-19]. Arrange service in a way it would not cause any problem to the patients,” he said, adding that the hospital should be operated to the fullest capacity to provide free of cost services. 

A medical team including Health Secretary Laxman Aryal and Director Dr Jageswor Gautam updated Minister Shrestha about latest situation of the hospital. 


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