Indian sports stadiums turned into COVID-19 care centres

Various sporting facilities across the country were turned into COVID-19 care centres to help cope with the rising cases in the country.

File Picture: Club level cricket tournaments will begin in Bengal from December 15.
The Kolkata Police has been granted access by the Cricket Association of Bengal to make use of the space under the galleries to set up a makeshift quarantine facility for police personnel. It has been decided that the space under galleries of E, F, G and H blocks would be used to set up the facilities. Photo: PTI
The Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium was used as a coronavirus quarantine centre and also as a waiting point for migrant workers to return to their homes via the Central Railway Station, which is located close to the stadium. Photo: B. Jothi Ramalingam
The Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) was commissioned to be turned into a coronavirus quarantine centre which will be functional with 10,000 beds. Photo: K. Murali Kumar
The National Sports Club of India in Worli, Mumbai is now a dedicated COVID-19 hospital after opening the doors for patients as early as April. The facility has admitted more than 1,500 patients so far and has 80-on site doctors. Photo: VIVEK BENDRE
The Commonwealth Games Village (CWG) indoor stadium in New Delhi was opened for the treatment COVID-19 patients in the second week of July after the rapid rise in cases in the national capital. The government has installed 500 beds in the facility. Photo: PTI