Natuna Hospital Speeds Up The Construction of Special Operation Room for Covid-19 Patients
Natuna, Batamnews - Natuna Hospital, Riau Islands (Kepri), is currently speeding up the construction of a Covid-19 special operating room. The reason is, since the Covid-19 outbreak, the Natuna Hospital does not yet have a special operating room.
Director of the Natuna Hospital, Dr. Imam Safari, when confirmed some time ago, said that initially the hospital only budgeted for crucial matters related to the Covid-19 pandemic. Such as PPE, procurement of PCR Swab equipment, isolation rooms, and so on.
"Now we are in process for the Covid-19 special operating room. The work will be completed in the next 20 to 30 days," said Imam.
He explained that the room that was transformed into a special Covid-19 operating room was the operating room I of the 4 operating rooms owned by the Natuna Hospital.
"In the operating room, the installation of negative pressure, installation of a hepafilter is being carried out as well as the repair," he said.
In addition to the Covid-19 special operating room, he also said that if he continued to enlarge the isolation room, which currently only has 10 beds, it will be added to 20 beds.
In addition, he will also build a special room for Covid-19 deliveries and a special room for babies born who are indicated to be exposed to Covid-19.
"Everything is in process, currently we are installing a negative pressure network and a hepafilter," concluded Imam.