SMC installs first disinfectant tunnel at Srinagar Hospital


    Srinagar, April 2 (IANS) Srinagar Municipal Corporation (SMC) on Thursday installed and made operational the first disinfectant tunnel for decontamination and sanitisation at the CD Hospital Dalgate here amid the Coronavirus outbreak in the region.

    Srinagar Mayor Junaid Azim Mattu, accompanied by officials, visited the Chest Diseases (CD) Hospital to inspect and kick start the installation of the disinfectant tunnel.

    With the operationalisation of the tunnel, people, including doctors, hospital workers, patients and other attendants, can get sanitised instantly while entering or leaving the hospital premises.

    The SMC has also taken various measures to curb the outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic by sanitising all the areas where people were found to be positive for this deadly disease with specially recommended chemicals, including the quarantine facilities and hospitals.