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AIIMS Delhi to convert Trauma Centre into 260 beds coronavirus hospital

Of the total number of beds, there are about 50 ICU beds and around 30-40 beds in the high-dependency unit. It has around 70 ventilators.


AIIMS Delhi. Photo: PTI

Press Trust of India
Joining the fight against the coronavirus, the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) here has decided to convert its sprawling Trauma Centre building into a COVID-19 hospital.
Preparations are underway to convert the facility, which provides treatment mostly to victims of road accidents, into a dedicated COVID-19 hospital, official sources said, adding that initially, it will have around 260 beds.
The AIIMS administration is likely to make an official announcement in this regard very soon.
"The entire trauma casualty and the emergency is being shifted to the AIIMS' main emergency. Most of the patients have already been shifted to multiple wards at

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First Published: Mar 30 2020 | 10:55 AM IST

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