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Railways to convert coaches into 800-bed Covid care centre in Delhi

The Hindu Business Line | 18/11/2020 05:50 PM | Click to read full article

The Indian Railways will make available train coaches with 800 beds at Delhiā€™s Shakur Basti Railway station which will serve as a Covid-19 care- cum-isolation facility.

The facility will be manned by doctors and paramedical staff drawn from the Central Armed Police Forces (CAPF), a Home Ministry spokesperson said in a tweet on Wednesday. In the grip of the third Covid-19 wave, the national capital has been seeing the highest number of fresh daily cases of late.

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