Goa Asks Private Hospitals To Reserve 20 Per Cent Beds For Covid Patients

The choice was taken throughout a high-level assembly chaired by Chief Minister Pramod Sawant. (File)

Panaji, Goa:

The Goa authorities has made it obligatory for all non-public hospitals within the state to order 20 per cent of their whole beds for COVID-19 sufferers.

The choice was taken throughout a high-level assembly chaired by Chief Minister Pramod Sawant on Monday to overview the COVID-19 pandemic state of affairs within the coastal state.

Goa Well being Minister Vishwajit Rane additionally attended the assembly.

Later, state well being providers director Dr Jose DSa issued an order which stated, “All non-public hospitals in Goa with ICU services should mandatorily reserve 20 per cent of their beds for COVID-19 sufferers.”

If any non-public hospital doesn’t adjust to the order, its license to function might be suspended or cancelled, D’Sa stated.

Non-public hospitals have additionally been requested to share with the well being providers directorate particulars like charges being charged from COVID-19 sufferers for remedy, lodging and different procedures, as per the order.

Until Monday, Goa reported 2,583 COVID-19 circumstances and 17 deaths as a result of illness.

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