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Coronavirus in India: Army draws up plan to tackle virus crisis


An train has began to establish the extra infrastructure for setting up isolation facilities in every station for the personnel, the Army mentioned.

Defence minister Rajnath Singh holds meet with prime officers in New Delhi on Thursday.

As the variety of Coronavirus instances has been growing, the Army is on a war-footing to set up extra quarantine centres for his or her personnel and prolong its medical infrastructure for the civilians.

An train has began to establish the extra infrastructure for setting up isolation facilities in every station for the personnel, the Army mentioned. “The Indian Army is prepared to extend its network of hospital and laboratory facilities to assist civil administration at COVID-19 hotspots,” an Army official mentioned.

Till now the Army has been operating quarantine centres in Manesar, Jaisalmer, and Jodhpur for Indians stranded overseas.

There is a plan for augmenting public well being specialists in severely affected areas if required.

Additional coaching of the Army’s medical personnel at numerous hospitals to put together them higher for COVID-19 has additionally been going down.

On Thursday, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh held a evaluate assembly along with his officers to talk about the motion plan of the ministry.

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