23 Hospitals Turned Into Covid-19 Facilities

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Srinagar- As Covid-19 see as steep rise on a daily basis, the Jammu and Kashmir government on Saturday designated 23 hospitals as dedicated hospitals for treatment including 15 in Kashmir division and 8 in Jammu division respectively.

In a notification, 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.

“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 of Jammu & Kashmir,” it reads.

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.

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.

1705 beds kept for Covid patients in J&K Hospitals: Govt

Jammu and Kashmir government Saturday said that 1705 beds have been specifically kept for the Covid patients in the Covid designated hospitals across the UT.

As per the notification issued by the Deputy Director Planning Health and Medical Education Department, Ghandhi Nagar Hospital Jammu has 90 beds for Covid patients only while as CD Hospital Jammu has 110, MCH complex Gandhi Nagar Hospital Jammu 98, CHC Ramgarah 25, Old hospital Kishtwar 70, SDH Nagri Prole 30, CHC Chenani 80 and AH Ghagwal, Samba 08. “In total, 511 beds are available for Covid patients in various Jammu hospitals,” the notification reads.

It further states that in Kashmir, 1194 beds are available for Covid patie in the various Covid designated hospitals that include 104 beds at CD hospital Srinagar, 150 at JLNM hospital Srinagar, 50 at Kashmir Nursing Home, 50 at SDH Sopore, 110 at Trauma Hospital Bijbehera, 50 at NTPHC Akhura Mattan, 60 at MCH Kulgam, 40 at NTPHC New Building Pethkod Budgam, 30 at NTPHC New Building Parisabad Budgam, 34 at PHC Chanapora, Budgam., 100 at NTPHC Bandipora (Maternity Centre Sanavani), 80 at CHC Hajin, 30 at CHC Dawar, 56 at Tibiya College Shivath Bandipora, 250 at army hospital JAKLI Rangreth Srinagar.

“In total, 1705 beds are available for the Covid patients across the UT,” the notification reads.

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