India, April 24 -- Ahmedabad will add another dedicated coronavirus disease (Covid-19) hospital to its set of hospitals on Saturday as a 950-bed facility Dhanvantari Covid Hospital becomes functional. The Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) helped in setting up the hospital in collaboration with the Gujarat government. The dedicated Covid-19 hospital is situated at the Gujarat University Convention-cum-Exhibition Centre at GMDC ground.

Dhanvantari Covid Hospital has 950 oxygen beds, including 250 ICU beds and its capacity can be further enhanced by 500 more beds and 25 doctors and 75 paramedics will be deployed at Dhanvantari, according to a press release by the Gujarat government.

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