Srinagar, Apr 24: The S K Institute of Medical Service (SKIMS) has started tele-clinic consultation service for the general public in view of the surge in COVID-19 cases, Medical Superintendent of the institution said on Saturday.
He said eight telephone lines in SKIMS have dedicated for providing consultation to people. However, the tele-clinic consultations will be available from 1000 hrs to 1600 hrs in all days barring on Sunday.
General Medicine and allied specialties can be reached on telephone number 0194-2405501, General surgery and allied specialties 0194-2405502, Neurology and Paediatrics 0194-2405503, Medical, Surgical, Radiation Oncology 0194-2405504, Obstetric and Gynecology 0194-2405505, Cardiology 0194-2406782 and Endocrinology 0194-2404321.
Officials said that 1937 new positive cases of novel Corona virus (COVID-19), 846from Jammu division and 1091 from Kashmir division, have been reported on Friday, thus taking the total number of positive cases in Jammu and Kashmir to 156344. Also 19 COVID-19 deaths have been reported, 13 from Jammu Division and six from Kashmir Division.