Chirayu Medical College and Hospital becomes India’s first to discharge 1,000 COVID-19 patients

State Health Minister, Narottam Mishra, attended the event in the hospital wherein recovered patients shared their experience at the COVID-19 facility

The Chirayu Medical College, Bhopal, Narottam Mishra, Madhya Pradesh, COVID-19, WHO, Solidarity Trial

Bhopal's The Chirayu Medical College and Hospital has made its place in the annals of Indian healthcare by becoming the first Indian hospital to cure 1,000 COVID-19 patients.

State Health Minister, Narottam Mishra, attended the event in the hospital wherein recovered patients shared their experience at the COVID-19 facility.

The Chirayu Medical College is also one of the nine hospitals which have got approval to conduct the World Health Organization’s (WHO) ‘Solidarity Trial’. Anti-malarial drug, Hydroxychloroquine (HCQ), which has been feted as a possible treatment for coronavirus, has been temporarily halted by the WHO in its 'Solidarity Trial' over concerns about its safety.

The Government of Madhya Pradesh has extended the lockdown till 15th June. The number of COVID-19 cases in the state is over 8,500.