Barabati, Nehru stadiums to be turned into Covid Care Centres

Cuttack: In the war against COVID-19, Cuttack’s Barabati and Jawaharlal Nehru Indoor stadiums will be the 1st in Odisha to be turned into Covid Care Centres, said the Sports department on Thursday.

Low-risk asymptomatic patients will be admitted in these Covid care centres.

The Cuttack Municipal Corporation (CMC) has taken this decision after the rapid increase in Coronavirus positive cases in the city.

CMC commisioner Ananya Das said Barabati Stadium will have 100 beds in its premises out of which 75 beds have already been put up in the air conditioned corporate boxes.

Jawaharlal Nehru Indoor Stadium will be equipped with 150 beds. The installation of beds is in progress.