District Medical Officer V. Jayasree said in a release on Wednesday that outpatient services would continue to be available at the hospital. Services of the gynaecology and paediatrics departments would not be available at the Government General Hospital from now on. They would be available at the Government Hospital for Women and Children at Kottaparamba in the city.
According to sources, current suspected COVID-19 patients and those tested positive for the virus at the General Hospital would be shifted to the MCH. Isolation wards would continue to function at the General Hospital.