COV-AID@BLR: 150-bed Oxygenated COVID-19 Centre at BLR Airport
COV-AID@BLR, a 150-bed oxygenated COVID-19 treatment centre at BLR Airport, has been operationalised on May 18, 2021. The facility is open for the employees of the BLR Airport ecosystem and the public.
The facility is designed to treat patients who are asymptomatic, with mild hypoxia (a condition in which the body or a region of the body is deprived of adequate oxygen supply at the tissue level). It is designed to be a transit oxygen delivery centre, which would provide much-needed relief and treatment for patients requiring oxygen support until they are able to get admission in a hospital. This facility is not equipped to treat pregnant women or moderate cases and those requiring high flow oxygen support / ICU beds.
An eminent panel of doctors, including Dr. Naresh Shetty, Dr. Nandakumar Jairam and Dr. Alexander Thomas, would provide technical assistance in the functioning of the Centre.
In order to be eligible for admission, a patient must:
Services available at the facility:
Guidelines for admission:
For admission/ queries, contact the designated Nodal Officers:
Alternatively, call the 24x7 Helpdesk at COV-AID@BLR on 91486 70158/ 91487 06158.
Located near Shell Fuel Pump and Blue Dart, Kempegowda International Airport, Bengaluru.