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Private hospitals, clinics reopen today

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Govt eases Covid-related restrictions on them

BENGALURU:

Private hospitals and clinics which were shut due to the Covid-19 pandemic are all set to open from Thursday.

Health and Family Welfare Minister B Sriramulu held a video conference with around 48 private hospital managements and persuaded them to restart operations.

At a presser later, he said, “Directions have been issued to not seal the hospitals. Instead, from now onwards they will be sanitized.”

Health Minister B Sriramulu at a video conference with Additional Chief Secretary Jawaid Akhtar…


He added, “It was decided to withdraw some of the restrictions imposed on private hospitals. Now, if a Covid-19 patient accidentally gets admitted to a private hospital, he/she should be kept in a separate ward and later shifted to a government hospital.”

He  said non-Covid patients should not be refused treatment for any reason, and all private hospitals have been instructed to reserve a separate ward for Covid patients.

TheBengaluruLive

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