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SAIL intensifies steps to fight COVID-19


The Steel Authority of India Limited while scrupulously following all Government guidelines for Jan Andolan against COVID-19 pandemic has continued to take wide-ranging preventive measures as well as responded promptly across its plants and units, including its corporate office in New Delhi, to fight the pandemic, said a press release.


Till date, SAIL hospitals have treated more than 5,000 COVID cases, said the release. Requisite medical as well as other facilities are being extended to the employees and their family members in tackling the pandemic, it added.

SAIL has earmarked around 330 isolation beds, more than 600 quarantine beds and more than 80 ICU beds at its different hospitals to handle COVID-19 cases.

Anil Kumar Chaudhary, Chairman, SAIL, said, “In fighting COVID-19, the strategic focus of SAIL has been to mobilise (employees, stakeholders and resources), control (sporadic cases and clusters), suppress (community transmission) and reduce (mortality) to control spread of pandemic and also to maintain the tempo of production.”