The expansion of Sohar Hospital is nearing completion and it is expected to receive COVID-19 patients soon.
The first phase of expansion is being carried out to increase capacity by 30 beds for COVID-19 patients to relieve pressure on hospital facilities.
H E Dr Ahmed bin Mohammed al Sa’eedi, Minister of Health, visited Sohar Hospital on Tuesday to review progress of the work and the efforts exerted by healthcare workers to tackle the pandemic.
During the visit, the minister met several doctors and medical cadres working in vaccination centres and heard their suggestions to improve services provided in the hospital.
H E Dr Sa’eedi also met administrative staff of the hospital and praised their efforts in dealing with the pandemic, while expressing his concern about the current spike in infections that has exhausted healthcare workers.
The minister also urged personnel involved in the expansion work to accelerate the project.
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