Berhampur: With an aim to provide quality and nutritious food to COVID-19 patients for speedy recovery, the Berhampur Municipal Corporation (BeMC) has partnered with a Mumbai-based wellness company to prepare a new diet plan for the COVID-19 patients.
The civic body has roped in Health-Hatch, a Mumbai-based wellness company, to help it in preparing effective diet plans for the COVID-19 patients undergoing treatment in hospitals and COVID care centres.
“Collaboration with Health-Hatch, a Mumbai based firm with specialization in medical diets has been done, menu served here will be as per the diet prepared by the firm, to ensure nutritional support and faster recovery”, the BeMC announced through Twitter.
Talking about the initiative, BeMC Commissioner Chakravarti Singh Rathore said that there are cases of increase in blood sugar of many patients and with rich based diet, it’s an issued. So we got in touch with them to ensure a rice based diet that doesn’t result in increase in sugar levels of the patients.
Meanwhile, a 500-bedded COVID-19 care facility near Amba Market in Berhampur is now operational to treat the patients, the BeMC said.