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Increased beds capacity in hospitals: Bihar Health Minister on COVID surge

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Increased beds capacity in hospitals: Bihar Health Minister on COVID surge

Increased beds capacity in hospitals: Bihar Health Minister on COVID surge

Speaking on increasing fresh cases of COVID-19 in the state, Bihar Health Minister Mangal Pandey, on April 13, said that the state has increased its bed capacity in hospitals.

"The number of positive cases has increased in the state.

The number of beds has been increased in medical colleges/hospitals including Nalanda Medical College and AIIMS Patna," he said while speaking to mediapersons.


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