LEH, Mar 31: Lieutenant Governor of Ladakh, R.K. Mathur today visited the Mahabodhi Karuna Charitable Hospital, Leh that has been identified for dedicated COVID-19 hospital in UT Ladakh. He was accompanied by Commissioner Secretary, Health Ladakh, Rigzin Samphel.
The Lt. Governor inspected all the hospital rooms, bathrooms and the entire premises being prepared for the patients of COVID-19. He enquired about the availability of ventilators, oxygen cylinders, ICU Ward, water supply and sanitation facilities in the hospital. He exhorted the concerned officers to ensure adequate doctors and paramedic staff, security arrangements, maintenance, cleanliness and stocking of required materials in the hospital.
Mathur conveyed his message to Ven. Bhikkhu Sanghasena appreciating his services for the people of Ladakh by making available the Mahabodhi Karuna Charitable Hospital for COVID-19 cases and spreading positivity through his prayers for the wellbeing of people across the Globe in this time of pandemic caused by COVID-19. He also lauded the health professionals, nurses, paramedics, cleaners and other staff on duty for their magnificent job and exhorted them to take good care of the patients of COVID-19 and themselves.
Director Health, Dr Phuntsog Angchuk apprised the Lt Governor that the hospital houses has 42 beds, 15 ventilators, 5 ICU wards, medical staffrooms with attached bathrooms and adequate stock of disposable bed sheets.