Railways likely to convert coaches into isolation wards for coronavirus patients

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The idea was considered after Prime Minister Narendra Modi asked his cabinet minister to find innovative ways to improve the medical facilities as the virus is spreading rapidly.

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Watch: Isolation wards for COVID-19 patients inside train coach
Indian railways has manufactured a prototype of an isolation ward for treating coronavirus patients. Once the design is finalised, each railway zone would manufacture a rake with 10 coaches every week. the middle berth has been removed from one side of the coach while all three berths have been removed in front of the patient berth. Pictures of the same were also posted by Railway Minister Piyush Goyal. Watch this video for more details.

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