Karnataka Home Minister turns his own residence into COVID-care centre

Basavaraj Bommai set an example and no doubt is being hailed for this step.

Karnataka’s Home Minister Basavaraj Bommai handed over his house in his assembly constituency for use as a Covid Care Centre (CCC). The house, located at Shiggaon in Haveri district, can accommodate 50 Covid patients, and is being equipped with oxygen supply.

Along with the necessary medical equipment, the beds have been placed on the verandah. 50 oxygen concentrators are to be installed at each bedside to supply oxygen to the patients. Bommai has also appointed doctors and medical staff to take care of the patients.


His office said this is for the first time that a minister’s residence has been converted into a CCC, they said this would reduce the burden on the taluk hospital in the constituency.

The son of former Chief Minister S R Bommai, Basavaraj Bommai represents Shiggaon constituency. His family lives in Hubballi, and he stays at the house on his constituency visits.

In the meantime, Karnataka Deputy Chief Minister Laxman Savadi also has dedicated the 50-bed CCC set up at Athani in Belagavi district with his personal donation of Rs 50 lakh. The CCC is housed at Athani’s Kittur Rani Chennnamma Hostel, Savadi’s office said in a statement.

Karnataka on Saturday reported 41,664 new cases and 349 deaths on Saturday, taking the total number of infections to 21,71,931 and the death toll to 21,434.


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