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Surge in cases: Div Com orders establishment of Covid-19 Triage facility in CD Hospital Jammu

JAMMU, APRIL 29: Divisional Commissioner, Dr Raghav Langar today ordered establishment of COVID-19 Triage Facility in Chest Disease Hospital (CD Hospital) Jammu which shall act as first “contact point” for screening of any COVID Positive patient intending to get admitted in GMC Jammu & Associated Hospitals and other identified dedicated COVID Hospitals under Directorate of Health Services Jammu.

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As per an order issued in this regard, the move has been taken to rationalize the admission of COVID positive cases in Government Medical College Jammu Associated Hospitals/dedicated COVID Hospitals under Directorate of Health Services Jammu in view of their rise and corresponding increase in the bed occupancy in Government Level-1 COVID Care facilities and in view of the limited Isolation/ ICU/ HDU beds in Level-l facilities.

Accordingly, the said facility will work under the supervision of Medical Superintendent, C.D. Hospital Jammu and a senior officer shall be nominated from Directorate of Health Services Jammu to provide necessary coordination in the triaging and rationalization of admission of such СOVID positive patients;

The Nodal Officer shall also dedicate a landline as well as mobile number for facilitation of such patients. The said Triage Facility shall immediately come into effect henceforth, till further orders.

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