Hospital authorities stated solely emergency surgical procedures could be carried out on the hospital until additional orders.
“Within the assembly chaired by principal authorities medical school Srinagar, which was attended by all of the heads of assorted departments of the school, it was determined that 12 wards could be designated as Covid wards along with the paid rooms on the hospital.
“At current we’ve sufficient provide of oxygen and different necessities to take care of Covid sufferers”, stated Nazir Chowdhary, superintendent of the hospital.
The S.M.H.S. Hospital is the primary secondary healthcare facility in Srinagar metropolis whereas the tremendous specialty Sher-e-Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences (SKIMS) Soura is the primary tertiary healthcare facility.