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Indian Air Force to set up 100-bed COVID-19 care facility in Bengaluru

By ET News

With the alarming rise in COVID-19 cases in Karnataka, the Indian Air Force on Tuesday announced that it will establish a 100-bed COVID care treatment facility at its Air Force Station here.

In a series of tweets, the IAF said the 20 beds would be ready by May 6.

“Indian Air Force decides to establish a 100 bedded COVID care treatment facility at Air Force Station Jalahalli, Bengaluru for the general public.

First 20 beds will be operational on 06 May 21 with oxygen concentrators. Remaining 80 beds are expected to be operational by May 20,” the IAF said.

According to the IAF, the 100 bed Covid care facility will be manned by specialists, doctors, nurses and paramedical staff provided by the Bengaluru Command Hospital Air Force.

Admission to the facility will be coordinated by civic agency and the state government through a nodal officer, it said.

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