Dibrugarh: The Assam Medical College & Hospital and Yuvraj Singh Foundation have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to set up a 100-bedded paediatric ICU to boost critical care treatment for children amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

The Yuvraj Singh Foundation will provide 50 beds in the first instalment, AMCH principal-cum-chief superintendent Sanjeeb Kakati said.

Out of the 100 beds in the paediatric ICU to be set up in association with Yuvraj Singh Foundation, 20 will be full-fledged ventilation units, he added.

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