Delhi Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal inaugurated the 10,000-mattress Sardar Patel COVID care centre, the ‘largest’ of its kind within the world, on the Radha Soami Satsang Beas here on Sunday.
Home Minister Amit Shah and Defence Minister Rajnath Singh also visited the facility. The centre has been installation in Chhatarpur for treating slight and asymptomatic coronavirus patients. It will also function a treatment centre for folks who are asymptomatic but cannot afford home isolation.
The centre is 1,700 ft long, 700 toes wide — roughly the scale of 20 soccer fields –’and has two hundred enclosures with 50 beds each. Authorities say it is the most important of its kind inside the world.
While the Delhi authorities has supplied administrative support, the Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) may be the nodal organization working the centre. Volunteers from the religious sect of Radha Soami Beas will also help run the centre.