Visakha Institute of Medical Sciences identified as one of the regional center that will be taking up cases of four districts which includes Vizianagaram, Srikakulam, East Godavari and Visakhapatnam.
It is one of the four hospitals been identified in the state. Within a week VIMS will be equipped with 400 bed facility. As of now isolation centres are been provided in KGH and Government Chest Hospital and samples are being sent to Kakinada and Tirupati for the testing.
As of now the close contacts or associates of the positive cases of COVID-19 cases are being quarantined at VIMS and are closely being observed and the positive cases are being treated in Government Chest hospital and KGH.
Right now the cases of COVID-19 in the state have climbed up to 12 with no cases of death. Health officials and Government are pushing their limits to come out from this situation.
In coming days there will be increase in the number of ventilators and manpower in VIMS said the director of VIMS