Bhubaneswar: The All India Institute Of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) Bhubaneswar has decided to close its Outpatient Department (OPD) from tomorrow onwards until further orders.
This was informed by Director Gitanjali Batmanabane.
Talking to the media persons Director Gitanjali Batmanabane said that some patients and staffers of the hospital have tested positive for COVID-19. This apart, some employees are coming from COVID containment zones. In view of the shortage of staffers, we have decided to close the walk-in OPD services until further notice
However, patients can contact the doctors through telemedicine service. A mobile phone application namely ‘AIIMS Bhubaneswar Swasthya’ will be launched tomorrow in this regard, she said.
Casualty and emergency services will continue at AIIMS-Bhubaneswar, she added.