Mukesh Ambani donates hospital, isolation facility for COVID-19 positive patients

Mukesh Ambani donates hospital, isolation facility for COVID-19 positive patients

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Mukesh Ambani donates an entire hospital in fight against COVID-19

As the world continues to combat novel coronavirus, Reliance Industries MD and Chairman Mukesh Ambani has pledged to donate an entire hospital for the patients battling COVID-19. Ambani will set up a dedicated 100-bed centre at Seven Hills Hospital in Mumbai, along with a fully-equipped isolation facility in Lodhivali, Maharashtra for COVID-19 patients. Other than donating a hospital, Reliance Industries will also be providing an initial support of Rs 5 crore to the Maharashtra Chief Minister's Relief Fund. Reliance Foundation is already providing free meals to people across various cities in partnership with NGOs and has also said it would double the salaries of those who earn less than Rs 30,000.

According to a company statement, 'This first-of-its-kind-in-India centre is fully funded by Reliance Foundation and includes a negative pressure room that helps in preventing cross-contamination and helps control infection.

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