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Goa ready to tackle COVID-19 third wave: CM Pramod Sawant

Private hospitals have been told to mobilize extra beds for COVID treatment on short notice, Goa CM Pramod Sawant said.

Published: 27th June 2021 02:50 PM  |   Last Updated: 27th June 2021 03:46 PM   |  A+A-

Goa CM Pramod Sawant

Goa CM Pramod Sawant (Photo | PTI)

By PTI

PANAJI: Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant has said his government was ready to tackle a possible third wave of the coronavirus infection with a committee of experts and required infrastructure in place.

Speaking to reporters on Saturday, he said a pediatric intensive care unit and a neonatal intensive care unit have already been established with trained staff, while the task force headed by him was ready to purchase equipment as and when required.

Private hospitals have been told to mobilize extra beds for COVID-19 treatment on short notice, the CM added.

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