Srinagar: Government started lab testing facilities for COVID-19 suspects at JVC SKIMS Bemina in Srinagar city on Tuesday.
Confirming it, Principal JVC SKIMS Bemina Dr Reyaz Untoo told that the testing lab was thrown open by Director SKIMS, Soura Dr AG Ahangar. He said it will be third testing facility in Kashmir Valley.
Besides, Director SKIMS, District Development Commissioner Srinagar, Dr Shahid Iqbal Chowdary and others were also present on the occasion.
There are over 100 COVID-19 patients admitted at JVC Hospital.
“The testing lab was created to deal with the Coronavirus situation,” Dr Untoo said.
District Development Commissioner Srinagar visited the hospital established for suspected and confirmed coronavirus cases. He directed the officials to put in their best efforts to prevent the spread of the virus and take good care of the patients. (KNT)