Indian Army is taking care of India’s largest Quarantine Centre

Army Doctors on duty at Narela Quarantine Centre in Delhi.

A team of Indian Army doctors and nursing staff is taking care of COVID 19 suspects in India’s one of the largest Quarantine Centre in Delhi. Established by Delhi Government this Quarantine Centre is in Narela area of national Capital. The centre was established by the Delhi Government in mid of March 2020. Initially 250 foreign nationals arriving from friendly foreign countries were kept in this centre, later an additional strength of approximately 1000 more were brought here from Nizamuddin Markaz.

India’s largest Quarantine Centre in Delhi.

Army Doctors and Nursing staff have been assisting the Civil administration at Narela Quarantine Centre since April 1st . From 16 April , the Army has taken the initiative to manage the facility from morning 8 to evening 8 relieving the Delhi Government Doctors and medical staff to manage the facility only during the night.

According to a press release, Indian Army Team comprising of 40 personnel which includes six Medical Officers along with 18 Paramedical Staff. They have volunteered to stay within the premises only. At present 932 members from Markaz are being taken care in the facility and 367 out of them have been tested COVID positive.

” The professional approach of the Army Medical Team has won the hearts of inmates, who have been very cooperative and positive to the Army Medical Team, thereby, facilitating smooth handling of all medical procedures,” said the release.