Govt urges district sub divisional hospitals to open isolation wards
| Wednesday | 4th March, 2020
Kolkata: With the number of positive cases of COVID-19 going up in the country, the state Health department has instructed all the district and sub-divisional hospitals to open an isolation ward.
The department has also alerted the doctors, nursing staff members and paramedical staff and they have been asked to remain cautious.
A senior Health department official said that there is nothing to worry about and not a single case has been reported so far in the state.
The Beliaghata ID Hospital and North Bengal Medical College and Hospital opened isolation wards following the instruction of the state Health department.
Some other medical colleges in the city have also thrown open isolation wards in the wake of corona scare.
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