It’s official. PVS Hospital to be made quarantine centre
| Friday | 27th March, 2020
By Express News ServiceKOCHI: Putting an end to the speculation over the temporary takeover of the defunct PVS Memorial Hospital at Kaloor, the district administration has finally decided to take over the hospital to convert it into a quarantine centre and accommodate suspected Covid-19 patients.
A grab of the TNIE report which was published on March 19TNIE with the headline ‘PVS Hospital may be resurrected as quarantine centre’ had reported the district administration’s move to take over the property.
However, the district administration finally decided to go ahead in the wake of the rise in the number of suspected Covid-19 cases in the district.
Since the hospital was closed for several months, the district administration has to establish electricity, water supply and deploy staff before admitting the patients.
The cleaning works are going on in full swing,” said District Collector S Suhas when asked about the takeover of the hospital.
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