COVID-19 was an unprecedented pandemic of our lifetime. Uncertainties were part of daily life and were the only certainty. Bracing for this pandemic at the level of a hospital was challenging. From infection control to patient management, from training healthcare workers to taking care of them, from public education to fighting fake news and misinformation, the pandemic presented with unique challenges and opportunities. This paper briefly discusses some of the important areas of focus and the experience of a dedicated COVID-19 hospital and the district during the pandemic.
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