PM CARES to fund 500-bed Covid care makeshift hospitals in Patna, Muzaffarpur

PM CARES to fund 500-bed Covid care makeshift hospitals in Patna, Muzaffarpur

The Prime Minister's Office (PMO) on Monday announced that the PM-CARES (Prime Minister's Citizen Assistance and Relief in Emergency Situations) will fund the establishments of makeshifts Covid care hospitals in two cities of Bihar. In a tweet, the PMO said PM CARES Fund Trust has decided to allocate funds in the establishments of 500-bed Covid care makeshift hospitals in Patna and Muzaffarpur, Bihar by the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) considering the gravity of the coronavirus situation in the state. It said, "PM-CARES Fund Trust has decided to allocate funds for fight against COVID-19 by way of establishment of 500-bed COVID-19 Makeshift Hospitals at Patna & Muzaffarpur, Bihar by DRDO. This will go a long way in improving COVID care in Bihar."