Aligarh: In view of the rising Covid-19 cases, the administration of the J N Medical College (JNMC) and Dr Z A Dental College (ZADC), Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) decided to suspend physical examination of patients at the Outpatient Departments (OPDs). The OPDs will remain close with effect from 8: 00 am on April 15.
However, emergency services shall remain open in the Trauma Centre, JNMC and only emergency surgeries will be performed. E-OPD services will be functional on all working days from 9:00 am to 12: 00 noon.
The decision has been taken with the objective of reducing the Covid-19 spread and the utilization of manpower/ material resources, said Prof Shahid Ali Siddiqui, Prinicpal, JNMC.
Prof R K Tiwari, Principal, ZADC pointed out: “With this surge in Covid cases, we will need to get all our resources in action, and so it is imperative that we check the spread of infection in hospitals”.