Dr Michelle Trotman is reassuring persons of the services being offered at the Caura Hospital.
Dr Trotman, who is Head of Thoracic Care at the facility, says while it was initially meant to provide care for persons with TB and other respiratory ailments, it has since been adapted to cater for those with COVID-19.
Dr Trotman says an initiative has also been rolled out to provide psychological support for patients and staff dealing with COVID-19.
Dr Trotman says her description of the hospital is meant to “allay fears”.
According to reports, some COVID-19 patients have been downplaying their symptoms to avoid hospitalization.