Mukesh Ambani led Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL) on Monday announced it has set up India’s first dedicated COVID-19 hospital with 100-bed capacity. The company has joined hands with Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) to set up the hospital at Seven Hills Hospital, Mumbai for patients who test positive.
“This first-of-its-kind-in-India centre is fully funded by Reliance Foundation and includes a negative pressure room that helps in preventing cross contamination and helps control infection. All beds are equipped with the required infrastructure, bio-medical equipment such as ventilators, pacemakers, dialysis machine and patient monitoring devices,” said the company statement.
RIL has also built a fully-equipped isolation facility and handed it over to the district authorities. Also, Reliance Life Sciences is importing additional test kits and consumables for effective testing. “Reliance Life Sciences is importing additional test kits and consumables for effective testing. Our doctors and researchers are also working overtime to find a cure for this deadly virus,” said the company.