Jammu, March 25 -- Amid the coronavirus outbreak, the Jammu and Kashmir administration on Tuesday ordered suspension of Out Patient Department (OPD) services at Government Medical College (GMC) and its associated hospitals from March 25 till further orders. However, the emergency services will continue, an official release said.

"Pursuant to existing COVID-19 situation and to prevent the spread of coronavirus, optimize diversion of available manpower and material resources for the care and treatment of suspected or confirmed patients of COVID-19 diseases, it was decided that the OPD services at GMC and its associated hospitals shall remain suspended with effect from March 25 till further orders," the release said.

The GMC administration h...