Daily Newspaper of Jammu and Kashmir

23 hospitals designated as dedicated COVID-19 hospitals in J&K

‘1705 beds kept for COVID patients in these hospitals’

Srinagar, Apr 24: Amid surge in COVID-19 cases across Jammu and Kashmir, the government on Saturday designated 23 hospitals as dedicated hospitals for treatment including 15 in Kashmir division and eight in Jammu division. The government has also kept 1705 beds for COVID patients in designated hospitals across the Union Territory.

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 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.

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.

Meanwhile, as per another notification issued by the Deputy Director Planning Health and Medical Education Department, a total of 1705 beds have been kept for COVID patients in the COVID designated hospitals across the Union Territory.

Gandhi 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—(KNO)

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