Army opens command hospital to assist JK admin

Udhampur: Lending its support to the Jammu and Kashmir administration in the fight against coronavirus, the Army on Sunday said it has opened its command hospital here to test samples of suspected cases. The hospital is fully equipped to deal with patients infected with the disease and many wards have been converted into corona-specific intensive care units, commandant of the hospital Maj General S C Gupta told reporters here.

We have always emerged victorious in the wars against our enemies. This time our fight is against COVID-19 and the command hospital is fully prepared to register its victory over the disease as well, he said. Maj Gen Gupta said the Army responded swiftly to the request of the civil administration in accordance with its tradition to assist the government to meet any eventuality. —PTI

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