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De-notification of Covid-19 dedicated hospitals in J&K reviewed

Last Updated on January 7, 2021 at 8:05 pm

Financial Commissioner, Health and Medical Education, Atal Dulloo, today chaired an officers meeting to review de-notifying of Covid-19 dedicated hospitals in Jammu and Kashmir.

The meeting  was attended  by Director General  Planning, Satvir  Kour Sudan; Director Health  Services Jammu, Dr Renu Sharma; Principal, Government Medical College Jammu, Shashi  Sudan Sharma; while Director SKIMS Srinagar Dr. A. G. Ahangar; Mission Director, National Health Mission, Bhupinder Kumar; Director Health Services Kashmir Dr Samir Mattoo; Principal Government Medical Colleges Srinagar, Anantnag, Baramulla, Kathua, Doda, Rajouri, Bemina and other concerned officers participated through video conferencing.

Threadbare discussion was held on details of logistics present in COVID-19 care institutions in J&K, district wise isolation  beds in Jammu /Kashmir divisions, dedicated COVID-19 hospitals (Category-I, II, III) and related issues.

During the meeting, Financial Commissioner took stock of facilities being provided to COVID-19 patients and their subsequent recovery from the disease. He also asked for detailed report on COVID-19 patients from district hospitals regarding the number of cases reported on daily basis and the trend with respect to the disease.

It was informed that SMGS hospital Jammu,  DHs of Reasi and Ramban,  CHCs Surankote, Mendhar, Ramnagar and Chenani,   SDH Katra and Accidental Hospital  Ghagwal Samba  would be declared as non-COVID-19  centres as these hospitals and health centres are receiving less number of COVID-19 patients.

Similarly, in Kashmir division, it was given out that SKIMS Medical College & Hospital Bemina, Super Speciality Hospital Srinagar, District Hospitals of Pulwama, Ganderbal, Kulgam, Budgam and Shopian, CHC Kupwara and Tibiya College Shivanth  Bandipora would be declared as non-COVID-19 centres.