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Srinagar’s SMHS Hospital Closes OPD After Covid Surge, Health News, ET HealthWorld

Srinagar: Following a surprising surge in Covid-19 cases in Srinagar’s main hospital, the city, SMHS Hospital has decided to close its Outpatient Department (OPD) after Saturday.

Hospital officials said hospitals would only perform emergency surgery until further orders were given.

“At a meeting chaired by the major government medical college Srinagar, attended by all the heads of each faculty of the university, it was decided that 12 wards would be designated as Covid wards in addition to the paid rooms in the hospital. It was.

“Currently, we have adequate oxygen supply and other requirements to deal with Covid patients,” said hospital director Nazir Chowdhary.

SMHS Hospital is the main secondary medical facility in the city of Srinagar, and the super-specialized Shere Kashmir Institute of Medical Science (SKIMS) Soura is the major tertiary medical facility.

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Srinagar’s SMHS Hospital Closes OPD After Covid Surge, Health News, ET HealthWorld

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