The Sher-e-Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences (SKIMS) Soura has closed its Out-Patient Department (OPD) service in view of the prevailing COVID-19 surge.
Quoting PRO SKIMS, Kulsoom Bhat confirming the development, news agency reported that emergency services at the institute will function normally.
The Institute has decided to start tele-consultation for specialties including general medicine, neurosurgery, cardiology, endocrinology and neonatology.
The institute on April 8 this year ordered closure of all non-emergency surgeries and admissions to cater to the increasing load of Covid-19 patients. ( KNO )