Srinagar, April 24: As the pandemic Coronavirus cases are showing a much increase in Jammu and Kashmir especially in the urban centres with worst affected being Srinagar and Jammu the Government of Jammu and Kashmir has designated 23 hospitals as dedicated hospitals for Coronavirus treatment including 15 in Kashmir division and 8 in Jammu division respectively.
In a notification, the deputy director (Planning) Health and Medical Education Department said that the health institutions along with their bed capacity has been designated as dedicated Covid-19 Hospitals .
It adds : In reference to to subject cited above. I am directed to convey 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 ofJammu & Kashmir,” it reads.
It is worth pointing out here that the hospitals which have been designated as dedicated Covid-19 hospitals along with their bed capacity in 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.
While as 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.