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COVID Treatment Centre opened in Galle

Plantation Minister Dr. Ramesh Pathirana having a discussion with pediatricians after the opening.
Plantation Minister Dr. Ramesh Pathirana having a discussion with pediatricians after the opening.

A COVID Treatment Centre at the Akmeemana Maliban Hospital in the Galle District was inaugurated on Saturday by Plantation Minister Dr. Ramesh Pathirana.

The Centre was established under the Paediatric Unit of the Karapitiya Teaching Hospital (KTH). Six children from the KTH were transferred to the new Centre on Saturday night. Accommodation for mothers of the affected children have been provided as well at the centre. Forty beds are available at the centre and the number will be increased in the future.

Vice Chancellor of the University of Ruhuna Prof. Sujiwa Amarasena, Dean of the Karapitiya Medical Faculty Prof. Wasantha Devasiri and a team of paediatricians from the Karapitiya Hospital were present.