Port Blair, Jan 18: In the wake of increase in number of COVID-19 positive cases, admission of new non-COVID cases at GB Pant Hospital has been restricted. In order to de-congest GB Pant Hospital, 3 Specialists, one each from General Medicine, General Surgery and Orthopaedics will be available for OPD consultation at PHC Garacharama with effect from Jan. 19. Patients pertaining to the concerned discipline, who are seriously ill can avail this facility from PHC Garacharama instead of visiting GB Pant Hospital.

Meanwhile, an exclusive ‘Fever Clinic’ has also been opened in GB Pant Hospital away from OPD complex to cater to patients having symptoms suggestive of COVID infection.