Udupi, March 30, 2020: Manipal Academy of Higher Education (MAHE), Manipal has decided to dedicate Dr TMA Pai Hospital, to treat COVID 19 patients”, MAHE, Pro-Chancellor Dr H S Ballal said on Monday.
Addressing a joint press conference with Deputy Commissioner Jagadeesh, he said that “Manipal Academy of Higher Education, is taking all necessary steps to ensure that we are prepared well to face the challenge and threat posed by the growing pandemic of COVID 19. With the active support of the Udupi District administration and Govt of Karnataka, we have decided to dedicate Dr TMA Pai Hospital, Udupi to treat all the positive COVID-19 patients”.
This is the first private hospital that has been dedicated to COVID-19 positive patients. The hospital will be giving free service to the patients. The management will not take any charges from the patients nor the State government.