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BSMMU to launch 1000-bed field hospital on July 31

 Staff Correspondent daily-bangladesh.com

 Published: 03:57 PM, 25 July 2021   Updated: 09:39 PM, 25 July 2021

BSMMU to launch 1000-bed field hospital on July 31

BSMMU to launch 1000-bed field hospital on July 31

Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University (BSMMU) will open a 1,000-bed field hospital for corona patients from July 31.

Health Minister Zahid Maleque said this while inspecting the progress of the field hospital on Sunday.

The minister said the BSMMU field hospital would be opened next Saturday (July 31) to treat coronavirus-infected patients. There are a total of 1000 beds with 200 ICU beds and HDU beds.

Calling on everyone to be vaccinated, Zahid Maleque said there is no alternative to vaccination to prevent corona infection. Besides, we have arranged 21 crore vaccines. The government plans to vaccinate one crore, people, every month.

Earlier, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare informed that the Ministry of Health has decided to set up Corona Field Hospitals at five places in the capital, including the BSMMU Convention Center.

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