Chamundi Vihar Stadium occupied with 800 beds for Covid-19 Pendamic.

Mysuru 14th July: In the wake of the rising number of Corona positive cases with Mysuru District recording 447 active positive cases and 37 deaths till yesterday, first such CCC was set up by the District Administration at the KSOU Academic Block near Mysore Airport in Mandakalli and now, the spacious Chamundi Vihar Indoor Stadium in Nazarbad is being readied as the second CCC in the District.

Mysuru Deputy Commissioner (DC) Abhiram G. Sankar, who inspected the Stadium on Sunday, said: “Mysuru District now has around 3,500 beds including 150 beds at the designated COVID Hospital, 500 beds at ESI Hospital, 90 at Vikram Hospital, 500-plus at KSOU Academic Block, 1,500 at Morarji Desai Residential Schools and 800-bedded facility that is being readied at Chamundi Vihar Stadium.”

Only asymptomatic and mild cases, which are certified by the healthcare professionals, are isolated in homes and cases that need to be monitored and treated are being isolated in hospitals. KSOU Academic Block and Chamundi Vihar Indoor Stadium have been added to COVID care facility apart from Government designated hospitals. As a last resort, the city Railway Hospital and Railway Coaches too can be used for COVID care units.