As Covid-19 see a steep rise on a daily basis, the Jammu and Kashmir government on Saturday designated twenty-three hospitals as dedicated hospitals for treatment including fifteen in the Kashmir division and eight in the Jammu division respectively.
In a notification, the deputy director of Planning Health and Medical Education Department said that the health institutions along with their bed capacity have been designated as dedicated Covid-19 hospitals.
In Kashmir Division the hospitals include C.D. Hospital, Srinagar, NTPHC New Building Parisabad Budgam, MCH Kulgam, NTPHC New Building Pethkot Budgam, PHC Channapora Budgam, NTHPC Bandipora (Maternity Center Sanavni), CHC Dawar, Tibiya College Shivath Bandipora, CHC Hajin, Army Hospital JAKLI, Rangreth, Srinagar, JLNM Hospital, Kashmir Nursing Home, SDH Sopore, Trauma Hospital Bijbehara, and NTPHC Akhura Mattan.
“In reference to the subject cited above. I am directed to convey the approval of competent authority to notify the following Health Institution along with their Bed capacity as dedicated Hospitals for COVID treatment only in the Union Territory of Jammu & Kashmir,” it reads.
The hospitals which have been designated as dedicated Covid-19 hospitals along with their bed capacity in the Jammu division include Gandhi Nagar Hospital, C.D. Hospital, MCH Complex Gandhi Nagar Hospital, CHC Ramgarh, Old Hospital Kishtwar, SDH Nagri Parole, CHC Chenani and AH Ghagwal, Samba. (KNO)