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504-bed wing added to CCC at Chennai Trade Centre

The original 350-bed facility with 300 oxygen-supported beds was established at the trade centre in the first phase.

Published: 01st June 2021 03:45 AM  |   Last Updated: 01st June 2021 03:45 AM   |  A+A-

Health Minister Ma Subramanian inaugurating a new wing of oxygen-supported beds at Chennai Trade Centre in Nandambakkam (Photo | EPS)

Health Minister Ma Subramanian inaugurating a new wing of oxygen-supported beds at Chennai Trade Centre in Nandambakkam (Photo | EPS)

By Express News Service

CHENNAI: Health Minister Ma Subramanian and Rural Industries Minister TM Anbarasan inaugurated a new 504-bed wing of the CCC at Chennai Trade Centre in Nandambakkam on Monday.

Of the 504 beds, 500 have oxygen supply, according to a release. The facility, however, does not encourage direct admissions.

Only those recommended by government doctors at triaging centres will be admitted. The original 350-bed facility with 300 oxygen-supported beds was established at the trade centre in the first phase.

It was inaugurated on May 11, and over 250 patients are undergoing treatment there.



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