COVID-19 patients

Why can’t private hospitals give free treatment, SC asks government

The bench was hearing an application filed in a plea which has sought a direction for regulating the cost of treatment of COVID-19 at private hospitals across the country.

published on : 27th May 2020

SC asks Tamil Nadu govt to use four floors of Chennai private hospital for COVID patients

Last June, Madras HC judgment, ordering demolition of top five floors of the eight-storey block of Billroth Hospitals Ltd for alleged violation of the approved building plan, was stayed by top court.

published on : 27th May 2020

Are private hospitals in Chennai fleecing COVID-19 patients?

Many charge Rs 50,000 per day for COVID-19 treatment; severe cases sent to GHs

published on : 23rd May 2020

Maharashtra to take over 80% beds in private hospitals as COVID-19 cases spike; caps costs

While regular government rates would be applicable for the 80 per cent beds, the hospitals would be permitted to fix their charges for the remaining 20 per cent beds.

published on : 22nd May 2020

Kerala Opposition reiterates demand for CBI probe in Sprinklr data row

Chennithala said the Opposition's allegations raised against the Left Government have been proven right in the light of the High Court's interim verdict on Friday.

published on : 26th April 2020

Mental health professionals reach out to patients, migrant workers

More than 200 mental health professionals under the District Mental Health programme across the State are working day and night to address the mental health issues.

published on : 19th April 2020

Four nabbed after escaping from isolation facility in Indore

All occupants of the truck, including the four escapees, the driver and cleaner of the Uttar Pradesh- registered vehicle, were placed under medical watch and tested.

published on : 17th April 2020

COVID-19: Two held for spitting, defying lockdown orders in Rajasthan's Bharatpur

They were arrested under section 188 of IPC (disobeying order duly promulgated by public servant) and later released.

published on : 16th April 2020

Mamata govt makes wearing masks compulsory for patients, relatives when visiting hospitals

The advisory also mentioned that "a patients relative will not be allowed to enter the isolation ward and designated ward" meant for COVID-19 patients.

published on : 15th April 2020