District hospital Budgam gets fumigation tunnel

BUDGAM: Fumigation tunnel has come up at district hospital in Budgam to combat Covid-19 spread. Deputy Commissioner (DC), Budgam, Tariq Hussain Ganai inaugurated a fumigation tunnel, the statement said. Hailing the initiative, DC said that the installation of fumigation tunnel was need of the hour to contain spread of Covid-19.

He said that it will ensure sanitization of all visiting patients and attendants besides medical staff deployed at the hospital. He said that ten more fumigation tunnels will be installed at different locations in the district. Urging the public to adhere to the lockdown enforced up to May 3rd strictly.

DC also visited hospital and took on spot stock of the health facilities available for the patients there. He inspected various wards including, OPD, Operation Theater, Gynae wards and interacted with a number of patients to get feedback from them about the quality of services being provided at the health institute. Laying stress on cleanliness and hygiene, he stressed on providing hassle- free health services to the admitted patients under proper protocol to control spread of virus.

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