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Pune: Ready to handle spike in Covid cases, says BVG

BVG ambulance service, in association with the Maharashtra government, is India’s first project where a qualified doctor attends to the patient in an ambulance.

By: Express News Service | Pune |
Updated: January 12, 2022 7:14:52 am
BVG MEMS has served over 5.9 lakh patients since the beginning of the pandemic, according to a statement issued on Tuesday.

BVG India Ltd, a key player that manages Maharashtra’s Emergency Medical Services (MEMS), has said that it is fully geared up to tackle the spike in Covid-19 cases by offering emergency response services and MEMS 108 toll-Free ambulance services.

BVG ambulance service, in association with the Maharashtra government, is India’s first project where a qualified doctor attends to the patient in an ambulance. BVG MEMS has served over 5.9 lakh patients since the beginning of the pandemic, according to a statement issued on Tuesday.

State Heath Minister Rajesh Tope said that at a time when most people were confined to homes, 108 ambulances were continuously running on the roads to serve patients in need.

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