The country’s largest Covid-19 dedicated hospital with 1,000 beds was inaugurated at Dhaka North City Corporation's Mohakhali market on Sunday (April 18, 2021).
Health Minister Zahid Maleque opened the hospital as the chief guest in the morning.
The demand for ICU beds is rising after the second wave of Coronavirus hit the country. He said the Covid-dedicated hospital was completed in 20 days at the directive of the prime minister.
The hospital has 212 ICU beds, 250 beds in high dependency units (HDUs), 438 Covid-19 isolation rooms and 50 emergency beds, the minister said.