Colombo East Base Hospital converted to treat coronavirus patients

Sunday, 22 March 2020
The Colombo East Base Hospital has been converted to treat coronavirus patients, the Health Ministry said today.
Director General of Health Services, Dr. Anil Jasinghe said that the hospital has been equipped to treat coronavirus patients.
Earlier, only the National Institute of Infectious Diseases better known as IDH in Angoda was the only facility equipped to treat coronavirus patients.
He said the Colombo East Base Hospital has been equipped with 100 normal beds, 30 special beds, and other special facilities including that for infants.