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More than 163 million invested in Tulum General Hospital

Tulum, Q.R. — Governor Carlos Joaquin says more than 163.1 million peso is being invested in hospital infrastructure for Tulum. Both mayor Marciano Dzul Caamal and the governor toured the new facilities of the Tulum Community Hospital, which was converted into an emergency covid-19 treatment centre nearly two years ago.

The weekend working tour of the hospital will see it converted back to a general hospital for municipality residents. Joaquin reports a total of just over 163.21 million being invested into the unit.

Carlos Joaquin tours the Tulum General Hospital

Head of the Ministry of Health, Alejandra Aguirre Crespo, also accompanied the governor on his tour of the facilities explaining that once complete, the general hospital will serve 115,530 residents of the municipality of Tulum, which includes its nearly 30 towns and communities.

Upon completion, the General Hospital of Tulum will offer medical services in gynecology and obstetrics as well as in general medicine, internal medicine, surgery, pediatrics, dentistry, preventive medicine and care for domestic violence.

The hospital will also have an operating room, x-ray and ultrasound room, laboratory, pharmacy, social work, administrative area and emergency room that will see 221 people working to provide those services. She detailed of those 221, 106 will be medical personnel and 115, administrative.

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