A 300-bed, including 50 ICU beds, specialised hospital is also being set up on the sixth floor of the DNCC market
Bangladesh Army will supervise the 1,000-bed isolation unit dedicated to coronavirus patients at the Dhaka North City Corporation (DNCC) market in capital's Mohakhali.
Army members will supervise the isolation centre with the help of the health ministry, reads a press release of the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR).
Covid-19 patients (mild cases) who have been referred from different hospitals will be treated at the isolation centre. However, if the condition of the admitted patient deteriorates or requires advanced treatment, he or she will be referred to a specialised hospital, the press release said.
According to the press release, a brigadier general of the force will be appointed as director of the isolation centre. To ensure adequate treatment, a core group consisting of doctors, health workers and administrative officers will be appointed.
Directorate General of Health Services will appoint the required health workers and doctors.
Necessary steps have been taken to launch the insolation centre soon.
A 300-bed, including 50 ICU beds, specialised hospital is also being set up on the sixth floor of the DNCC market.