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Gandhi Nagar hospital declared temporary Covid-19 dedicated hospital, closes all OPDs

MS advises all consultants to discharge all non-Covid patients

Jammu: Authorities in Gandhi Nagar hospital in Jammu on Tuesday closed all the Out-Patient Departments (OPDs) after the hospital was declared as dedicated Covid-19 hospital in view of surge in Covid-19 cases across Jammu and Kashmir.

In an order, issued by Medical Superintendent government hospital Gandhi Nagar Jammu, a copy of which lies with the news agency—Kashmir News Observer (KNO) said that all OPDs have been closed from today as the hospital has been declared as temporary Covid-19 dedicated hospital.

“As Govt. Hospital Gandhi Nagar Jammu has been declared as temporary Covid-19 dedicated hospital w.e.f 27-04-2021 at 10.00 am, all the OPDs are closed, and all the consultants are advised to discharge all the non-COVID patients or refer them to other centre,” the order reads—(KNO)