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SKIMS Bemina, SDH Sopore notified as dedicated hospitals for Covid-19 treatment

SRINAGAR: Amid a surge in Covid-19 cases, the Health and Medical Education Department has notified Sher-e-Kashmir Institute of Medical Science (SKIMS) Medical College Hospital Bemina Srinagar and Sub District Hospital (SDH) Sopore District Baramulla as dedicated Hospitals for Covid-19 treatment in Kashmir.

Besides, SKIMS Medical College Hospital Bernina Srinagar will function as a dedicated Covid Hospital for treatment of Maternity Child Care and Orthopedic Covid patients, reads a communication sent to Principal SKIMS Medical College Hospital Bemina, Srinagar and Director Health Services Kashmir by Deputy Director (Planning) Health & Medical Education Department.

“All the cases shall be treated/ operated in the respective Health Institutions while strictly following the Covid-19 treatment protocol, as referring of Covid patients in Non- Covid Hospitals may pose a high risk of virus transmission,” the communication, reads. (GNS)


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