Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad K Sangma on May 7 inaugurated a 250-bed Corona Care Centre at the Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Shillong.
Sangma informed that the state government intends to admit positive patients in this facility if they belong to categories A and B with mild infection.
The centre includes separate floors for the staff, suspected cases and positive patients, with individual rooms having attached toilets.
A medical team comprising four doctors, 12 nurses, three laboratory technicians, pharmacists and X-Ray technicians have been posted at the centre along with a support team, he said.
A police unit has also been stationed for 24 hours duty at the newly set up centre, he added.