Delhi’s Yamuna Sports Complex turned into COVID centre

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Delhi’s Yamuna Sports Complex turned into COVID centre

The centre has a total bed capacity of 680 beds, which includes 200 beds with an oxygen supply

Delhi’s Yamuna Sports Complex turned into COVID centre

New Delhi: The Yamuna Sports Complex started functioning as a COVID centre on Wednesday amid the rising coronavirus infections and shortage of beds in Delhi.

The centre has a total bed capacity of 680 beds, which includes 200 beds with an oxygen supply. Bed capacity can be increased up to 800 beds. It will be monitored by Seemapuri Subdivisional Magistrate Shailendra Kumar Singh, according to a statement.

The Yamuna Sports Complex at Delhi is now converted to Covid emergency ward and will be functioning from noon onwards as on 21/04/21. Patients with Covid emergency can be admitted here," the  release from the centre said.

AK Sinha (Section Officer) is the nodal officer of the complex and Dr Prakriti is from an NGO providing medical assistance (nurse and medical staff).

On April 14, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal had announced his government's decision of attaching banquet halls, schools and sports complexes to hospitals to increase the number of beds and On April 18, he paid his visits to Yamuna Sports Complex that has been converted into Covid centre.

 

 

Even last year, the Yamuna sports complex turned into a shelter for migrant’s worker nearly 300 workers were given shelter.

Important contact details of Yamuna Sports Complex, New Delhi:

  1. SDM Seemapuri (Shailendra) - 9910578043
  2. AK Shahi - 9971823873
  3. DR Prakriti - 9560155006 
  4. SI Surender (PS Vivek Vihar) - 935-007-3307