Southern Army Commander Lieutenant General J S Nain on Tuesday visited the Old Command Hospital complex at Pune to review the dedicated medical facility established for treatment of Covid-19 cases.
A substantial capacity at the Old Command Hospital has been created for treatment of civil patients referred by the District Medical Officer, Pune. During the visit, the Army Commander interacted with the medical staff at the hospital.
A press statement from the Southern Command quoted him as saying, “We are fully geared up for extending medical aid to the state government and people of Pune at this facility. A dedicated team of doctors and nursing assistants have been placed at the hospital to take care of Covid-19 patients”.
The statement said, “With the surge in Covid-19 cases in India, the Pune-based Southern Command has come forward yet again to provide assistance to Maharashtra and other state governments to tackle the situation.