‘Hospitals Can't Turn Away COVID Patients'

The New Indian Express Chennai|March 21, 2020

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‘Hospitals Can't Turn Away COVID Patients'
Govt has also asked all hospitals in the country, govt and private, to set apart some beds and create isolation facilities
Sumi Sukanya Dutta @ New Delhi

As the reports of people with symptoms of novel coronavirus being denied admissions by private hospitals in many parts of the country poured in, the Centre on Friday said no hospital — public or private — can turn away suspected COVID-19 patients.

All hospitals in the country, government as well as private, have also been asked to set apart some beds and create isolation facilities.

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March 21, 2020