Ranchi:: Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren said that amid the ongoing Coronavirus crisis the newly constructed Dumka Medical College Hospital is turning out to be a milestone for the people of Santhal Pargana division.
Addressing the people after inaugurating the Covid-19 testing facility at the hospital he said that efforts are on to develop the infrastructure at the hospital and soon more facilities would be expanded so that the hospital can commence full-fledged functioning.
The Chief Minister said that at the start of the pandemic there was no facility to conduct the tests and to get the samples tested people had to visit West Bengal and other states but within limited resources, the state government has now made arrangements for tests at all the districts. He said that in all the three medical colleges high technology machines have been put up for COVID testing.
So far in the COVID testing facility of the hospital so far more than 13,000 samples have been tested while the study for the first batch of MBBS is also likely to commence soon as the admission would be held in the month of November.
The Chief Minister during his visit to the hospital also inaugurated three operation theatres in the OT complex and also inaugurated the ultrasound machine. He also directed the officials to make better arrangements in the hospital.