Bhubaneswar: The Commissionerate Police on Friday created a special ‘Green Corridor’ to facilitate the shifting of a very critically ill patient from a private hospital in Nayapalli area in Bhubaneswar to the Biju Patnaik International Airport.
Informing about the it, the Commissionerate Police in a Twitter post said that the critical ill patient was shifted from Health Village Hospital Nayapalli to the Airport. The Green Corridor facilitated hassle -free transportation in 6 minutes 5 seconds, it added.
The patient was then airlifted to Hyderabad for further treatment.
The patient who has been identified as Abhay Kumar Jena of Bhamhagiri area in Puri district was admitted at Health Village Hospital Nayapalli after he tested positive for coronavirus 19 days ago. He recovered from the deadly virus. Later, a successful surgery was conducted on him in which an artificial lung was implanted and his condition was stable. However, he is being shifted to KIMS Hospitals in Hyderabad for better treatment.
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This is the fourth time that special ‘Green Corridors’ were created earlier in the State Capital City to facilitate shifting of critically ill patients.
Green corridor refers to a special route that is cleared of the traffic for some time to help the harvested organs or patients to travel to a destination in a very short time.