48% of beds in Ayurvedic hospital system reserved for COVID-19 patients

48% of beds in Ayurvedic hospital system reserved for COVID-19 patients

48% of beds in Ayurvedic hospital system reserved for COVID-19 patients

Written by Amani Nilar

10 Sep, 2021 | 1:41 pm

COLOMBO (News 1st): The Department of Ayurveda says that 48% of the beds in the Ayurvedic hospital system have been reserved for COVID-19 infected persons.

Ayurvedic Commissioner Dr. Dhammika Abeygunawardena stated that there are about 5,000 total beds in the Ayurvedic hospital system.

As a first step, 16 Ayurvedic hospitals have been developed for the purpose and about 1,300 beds have been allocated the Ayurvedic Commissioner said.

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