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  • Ordnance Factory Board designates 285 beds for isolation wards to handle COVID-19 cases

    Published on March 25, 2020

    Ordnance Factory Board, OFB, has designated 285 beds for isolation wards in handling Coronavirus (COVID-19) cases.

    Forty beds have been earmarked in hospitals at Vehicle Factory Jabalpur, thirty beds each at Metal and Steel Factory Ishapore, Gun and Shell Factory Cossipore, Ammunition Factory Khadki, Ordnance Factory Kanpur, Ordnance Factory Khamaria, Ordnance Factory Ambajhari.

    Twenty five beds are ready at Ordnance Factory Ambernath and twenty beds each at Heavy Vehicle Factory Avadi and Ordnance Factory Medak.

    AIR correspondent reports, the OFB is also trying to produce personal protection equipment and face masks.