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50% private hospital beds reserved for COVID patients
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50% private hospital beds reserved for COVID patients

January 16, 2022

To face a worst case scenario, 75 percent of beds will be set aside 1,445 beds available in 44 private hospitals under 50 percent quota; 2,315 beds available under 75 percent rule Mysore/Mysuru: As COVID cases continue to surge, the Mysuru District Administration has asked all private hospitals or nursing homes to reserve at least…

‘Suspend outpatient treatment for 15 days’
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‘Suspend outpatient treatment for 15 days’

January 16, 2022

Bengaluru: All hospitals in the State have been asked not to provide ‘out-patient care/ elective case, including dental patients’ to patients with mild symptoms for the next two weeks or till further orders to prevent crowding and the spread of COVID-19. Principal Secretary of Health and Family Welfare Department T.K. Anil Kumar has issued an…

‘Refer all Corona positive 45-plus comorbidity patients to COVID Care Centres’
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‘Refer all Corona positive 45-plus comorbidity patients to COVID Care Centres’

June 18, 2021

Meeting with Private Hospital representatives held List of COVID deaths from March 1 till date sought Mysore/Mysuru: Following accusations against Private Hospitals for delay in reporting COVID related deaths, the District Health Department has instructed all Private Hospitals to compulsorily refer COVID  positive patients, who are above 40 years of age and with comorbidities to…

Centre fixes rates for three Covid-19 vaccines
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Centre fixes rates for three Covid-19 vaccines

June 9, 2021

Covishield – Rs. 780 Covaxin – Rs. 1,410 Sputnik V – Rs. 1,145  New Delhi: The Union Government has fixed maximum price that Private Hospitals can charge for each dose of Covishield, Covaxin and Sputnik V vaccines against COVID-19. The Hospitals can charge a maximum of Rs. 780 for a dose of Covishield, Rs. 1,410…

Alleged bed-blocking: Three-member team raids Private Hospitals
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Alleged bed-blocking: Three-member team raids Private Hospitals

May 19, 2021

Mysore/Mysuru: A three-member team from different departments has become a nightmare for a few Private Hospitals in city that had allegedly indulged in ‘bed-blocking.’ After the surprise raid by the team members on some Hospitals, others have mend their ways and not playing any mischief with regard to reserving beds for the Government-referred COVID patients. …

Ill-equipped Private Hospitals responsible for spike in deaths of Corona patients: MLA
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Ill-equipped Private Hospitals responsible for spike in deaths of Corona patients: MLA

May 18, 2021

Mysore/Mysuru: Holding a few ill-equipped Private Hospitals responsible for spike in deaths of Corona positive patients, Chamaraja MLA L. Nagendra has urged the District Administration to shut those Hospitals or prevent them from admitting patients. He was speaking at Chamaraja Assembly Constituency Covid Task Force Committee meeting held here yesterday. “I have noticed that deaths…

Teams must visit Pvt. Hospitals to check bed availability
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Teams must visit Pvt. Hospitals to check bed availability

May 13, 2021

Minister Somashekar reviews COVID-19 situation Mysore/Mysuru: Co-operation and District in-Charge Minister S.T. Somashekar has directed Officers to personally visit all 34 Private Hospitals which are supposed to give 50 percent of beds to the Government and give an accurate report on the actual availability of beds. Reviewing COVID-19 situation at a meeting held at  Zilla…

50 percent bed quota at Private Hospitals: Police team visits Hospitals; scans admission records
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50 percent bed quota at Private Hospitals: Police team visits Hospitals; scans admission records

May 9, 2021

Mysore/Mysuru: At a time when COVID-19 continues to choke the city’s medical infrastructure, a team of Police and health officials visited various Private Hospitals late last night to physically audit the number of beds, availability and examined the process of bed allotment.  The team comprised City Police Commissioner Dr. Chandragupta, Superintendent of Police (SP) C.B….

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