Earlier in the morning, Tripathy visited Rourkela Covid hospital and Hi-Tech Covid hospital in the steel city and took stock of the Covid-management.
Director NHM Shalini Pandit and Sundargarh Collector Collector Nikhil Paban Kumar accompanied Tripathy during the visit in Rourkela.
Sources said, Sundargarh Collector told that ICU beds and testing will be enhanced in Rourkela, and as many as 120 new oxygen supported beds will be added in Hi-Tech Covid hospital in the steel city.
On the other hand, WODC chairman assured that as many as 90 new ICU beds will be added in Sundargarh district by tomorrow.
Later, Tripathy, accompanied by NHM Director, visited Bargarh and took stock of Covid situation in the district.