The Christian Coalition for Health wrote to Modi saying that its 1,000 hospitals and over 60,000 inpatient beds across the country are ready to be used in collaboration with the government.
Redemptorist Father Mathew Abraham, president of the coalition, in the March 26 letter expressed solidarity with the efforts of the prime minister and the nation to face the challenge of Covid 19.
Positive Covid-19 cases in India had surged to 735 by March 27 from less than 100 a fortnight ago. India has recorded 16 deaths. The country is under a 21-day lockdown until April 15, aiming to break the chain of infections.
The coalition’s letter expressed willingness to collaborate with the government “in the best way possible for the health and well-being of the people of this nation to fight this pandemic.”