AIIMS Shuts OPD Services In View Of Corona Threat


New Delhi: In view of the looming coronavirus threat, the OPD services at All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) and all centres have been shut down till further notice.

Earlier, AIIMS-New Delhi had decided to temporarily close routine walk-in OPD’s patients’ registrations from March 23 and postpone all non-essential elective procedures and surgeries with manpower and resources diverted to fight the deadly virus.

The AIIMS building in Haryana’s Jhajjar will be used exclusively to treat COVID-19 patients, ICMR Director-General Balram Bhargava had said on Sunday.

The Benaras Hindu University (BHU) has postponed the OPDs of Sir Sunderlal Hospital from March 23 till further orders.


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