Hospitals turning away COVID patients despite bed availability will face action: Manish Sisodia

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April 17, 2021 5:31 PM

Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal reviewed the COVID-19 situation along with Sisodia, Health minister Satyendar Jain and top officials.

Citing the findings of a serosurvey conducted in February, he said around 50 percent of Delhi's population has already been exposed to coronavirus, and there are "very few" cases of re-infection.Citing the findings of a serosurvey conducted in February, he said around 50 percent of Delhi's population has already been exposed to coronavirus, and there are "very few" cases of re-infection.

Hospitals giving wrong information or turning away COVID-19 patients despite beds being available will face action, Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia said on Saturday.

Sisodia, who is also the nodal minister of the Delhi government for COVID-19, said no patient should be denied treatment.

Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal reviewed the COVID-19 situation along with Sisodia, Health minister Satyendar Jain and top officials.

“Hon’ble CM @ArvindKejriwal reviewed the Covid Management System. Hospitals turning away patients despite availability of beds or giving wrong information about beds will face action. No patient should be denied treatment,” Sisodia tweeted after the meeting.

Delhi government is ramping up availability of beds for COVID-19 patients and recently urged the Centre to do so at hospitals run by it in the national capital.

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