Amrita Hospital Gear Up to Treat COVID-19 Patients

In the wake of the spike in COVID-19 cases in Kochi, Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences (AIMS) has set up a separate COVID-19 hospital, exclusively for treating positive cases. According to the AIMS, the 32-bed hospital at Njarakkal will start functioning from next week. The three-storey community healthcare center of AIMS is equipped with 27 beds and five ICU ventilator beds.

AIMS Community Hall at Njarackal Functions as a COVID Treatment Facility

With the COVID-19 cases increasing in Ernakulam, Kerala, Health Department of Kerala started taking measures to introduce third phase. As a part of the plan, they have started a COVID treatment facility at the AIMS Community Hall at Njarackal. The infrastructure and manpower required for operating the facility are being provided by Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences (AIMS), Kochi.

Hacks for Frontline Health Workers on War Against COVID from Amrita Hospital

Medical Professionals from Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences (AIMS), Kochi campus, has come up with the hacks for making face-shields, improvements on standard surgical masks and acrylic barriers to prevent virus-containing aerosols from entering the atmosphere during intubation.