Royal Care Super Specialty Hospital in Neelambur, Coimbatore introduced Drive Thru Corona Screening facility for the first time in Coimbatore.
With the current outbreak of coronavirus infection, the Royal Care Super Specialty Hospital in Coimbatore has for the first time introduced the drive thru testing facility to test for coronavirus staying in the vehicle at the Royal Care Super Specialty Hospital in Neelambur, Coimbatore.
The test center was inaugurated by Coimbatore Collector K.Rajamani in the presence of Dr. K Madheswaran, Chairman of Royal Care Super Specialty Hospital, K.P.Alagesan, Director of Royal Care Super Specialty Hospital, Krishna Nanda, Chief Operating Officer of Royal Care Super Speciality Hospital and M.Venkatesan, Senior Marketing Manager of Royal Care Super Specialty Hospital. The testing facility includes ICMR-approved RT PCR system, state-of-the-art laboratory precision test results, no need to come inside the hospital premises, less waiting time, faster collection of mucus sample, facility to receive test results via email and Whatsapp
A special unit has been set up to ensure that those who come for testing can stay in their vehicles and have their mucus samples tested and do not have to go to the hospital. Those who come for the test can come with the Aadhar card, give their mucus samples for testing and pay and the results will be sent to their mobile phones.
Speaking to the press after inaugurating the facility Coimbatore District Collector K.Rajamani said, “CODISSIA campus is a place that can treat 1,200 people and best treatment is being given here. A full inspection has been ordered following a series of complaints that basic facilities are lacking on the CODISSIA campus and action would be taken after receiving the report. Two people who were receiving treatment there have died and an investigation has been launched in this case. Action will be taken after the investigation.
Government Hospitals and private hospitals that screen for infected people are being monitored daily. Currently 3000 people are being treated in private hospitals in Coimbatore. It is likely to increase further. We are monitoring private hospitals to see if they are charging higher fees to treat people with Corona infections. Action will be taken against them if they are found to be over charging. ” the Collector said.
He also said that the public must use masks and follow social distancing or else the police would surely take action on them. Saplings are being planted on behalf of the Royal Care Hospital. The event was attended by doctors and staff from the Royal Care Specialty Hospital.