MOHAMMED RAFI/THE AWAM NEWS
Mumbai:- As India languishes under fresh surge of coronavirus cases amid lack of resources and facilities, a mosque has transformed itself into a Covid-19 facility In Pune,Maharashtra to accommodate upto 50 patients. The mosque in Jahangirpura has been converted into a 50-bed COVID facility. Mosque authorities said the shortage of Covid facility made them come up with the idea so that more people could be provided treatment if they cannot get admitted in the hospital.
One of the trustee of the mosque said to news agency-The Awam News, that the initiative has come during the month of Ramadan, often said to be the commemoration of Prophet Muhammad’s first revelation.
“Coronavirus cases have been rising over the last few days, leading to a dearth of oxygen and beds. Due to this shortage, we have decided to convert it into COVID-19 facility which about more than 50 bed. What better than the month of Ramadan to do this,(The Awam News)