Poor patients to be provided financial succor : DM

Hospital isolation facility augmented to sixty four 64



Anantnag 30 May: Medical isolation facility for symptomatic COVID +ve patients has been augmented to 64 from existing 14 at Govt. Medical College hospital Anantnag.

The decision to this effect was taken by District Magistrate, Mr K.K Sidha during his inspection of the hospital.

The DM said that it was imperative to augment hospital isolation facility in view of spike in COVID-19 +ve cases in the district. The augmented bed strength, he said will be equipped fully as per the protocol so that the critical or severly ill COVID +ve patients are provided all the requisite medical facilities.

The DM said that the district administration will leave no stone unturned in making best medical facilities available to the COVID +ve patients to avoid deaths on account of infection.

Earlier, Mr. Sidha interacted with the patients and enquired about the health care facilities.

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He asked the Superintendent GMC to furnish a list of poor patients for extending them financial succor during the present crisis.

The DM sanctioned Rs. 10,000/- out of district red cross fund to a poor patient admitted in the hospital.

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