609 avail of OPD services at Panchkula Civil Hospital

609 avail of OPD services at Panchkula Civil  Hospital

A patient consults a doctor at the Civil Hospital in Sector 6, Panchkula, on Wednesday. TRIBUNE PHOTO: RAVI KUMAR

Tribune News Service

Tribune News Service

Panchkula, June 9

With a decline in the number of Covid cases, normal outdoor patient services (OPD) resumed at the Civil Hospital in Sector 6 here today.

As many as 609 persons availed of the facility on the first day.

Meanwhile, 152 people visited the flu OPD being run to examine those with symptoms such as cough, cold and fever.

The hospital had closed its OPD services after a spike in Covid cases.

Principal Medical Officer (PMO) Dr Suvir Saxena said the Health Department had decided to resume normal OPD services after directions from the state headquarters.

He added the OPD services, including registrations, were being operated for three hours between 8 am and 11 am.

All persons coming for the OPD services were required to follow the Covid-appropriate behaviour to minimise the spread of Covid.

The Health Department had also deployed its staff to manage the crowd.

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