Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina said the government is getting all the district hospitals ready to provide healthcare services to people in the case of coronavirus pandemic in the upcoming winter.
She said this while formally opening the spectacular Itna-Mithamoin-Austagram all-weather road in Kishoreganj to traffic using the digital platform on Thursday (October 8).
The Prime Minister said that the outbreak of Coronavirus began last winter. It may resurge in the upcoming winter. Keeping it in mind, we’re arranging all sorts of medical services, including setting up of ICUs and ensuring oxygen in every district hospital.
She said the government instantly recruited some 2,000 doctors, 3000 nurses and a good number of health technicians following the outbreak of the Covid-19 pandemic.
The road constructed at a cost of Tk 874.08 crore connects three Upazilas of Kishoreganj — Itna, Mithamoin and Austagram.