Big hospitals to stop non-urgent health check-up, surgeries
20 Mar, 2020
By TRN ONline, Kathmandu, Mar. 20: Ministry of Health and Population has decided to halt non-urgent health check-up and surgeries in hospitals with 50 or more beds in the Kathmandu valley until April 12.
Similarly, the Ministry has also decided to immediately instruct Bir Hospital, Dhulikhel hospital and BP Koirala Health Science Academy, Dharan, which are eligible to conduct test of COVID-19 to start trial services for testing COVID-19. According to the decision, Teku-based People's Health Labrotory will facilitate the COVID-19 testing in the other designated hospitals.