CORONAVIRUS HOSPITAL IN ODISHA
Watch: Amit Shah visits Delhi's LNJP hospital to review coronavirus preparedness
Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Monday afternoon visited Lo...
Siddaramaiah demands action on private hospitals that refuse to treat Covid patients
In a series of tweets, the Congress leader said the gove...
Aamir Khan tests negative for Covid-19, thanks BMC & Kokilaben hospital; asks fans to pray for his mother
Aamir also thanked the BMC official...
Varying corona packages lead to wrangle between insurers, hospitals
There have been over 10,000 private healthcare claims. The average bill of a Covid-19 package in India is Rs 1.56 lakh so far, as per IRDAI data. Insurers say that claims range from Rs 2 lakh to Rs 8 lakh, but pay only what has been agreed upon in insurance contracts, with the rest borne by the insured.
Separate hospitals for pregnant women with Covid-19 in every district of Kashmir
The J&K administration has decided to set up separate hospitals for Covid-infected pregnant women in all the ten districts of the Valley as around 240 pregnant women and over 100 health workers, including doctors, have tested positive for the virus in Kashmir.
Highest single-day spike of 304 COVID-19 cases in Odisha; two more die
Of the 304 new cases, 272 were recorded in quarantine centres, where migrant workers have been put up for observation following their return from other states.
Odisha to setup India's largest COVID-19 hospital with 1000 bed capacity
Odisha Govt to setup largest COVID-19 hospital in the country that has a 1000 bed capacity. The Odisha govt also planning to set up a Covid-...
Delhi govt will set up ICU beds on a large scale at its 3 hospitals: CM Arvind Kejriwal
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Friday said his government will set up ICU beds on a large scale at three state-run hospitals in wak...
Rajasthan govt slashes COVID-19 testing charges and private hospital bed rates
In order to fight the coronavirus and give relief to the people, Rajasthan Government has taken a decision to fix the charges for treatment ...
57% worried of high-priced COVID-19 treatment in private hospitals: Survey
The survey conducted by LocalCircles, a community social media platform, received around 40,000 responses on five questions related to public perception of government and private hospitals for COVID-19 treatment.
Despite curbs being eased, recovery for India's hospitality sector looks dismal and bleak
As per HVS, demand has not yet revived because corporate travel is on a standstill. Leisure travel has also not seen any uptick in states which have eased restrictions because of increasing COVID cases in the country. Occupancy rates in May 2020 were in the range of 13-15% compared to 60-62% in May 2019.
View: For the hospitality industry, it’s time to hit the reset button
Today, the need of the hour is to prepare to resume operations, but in a responsible manner.
SC to ask states to set up expert panels to ensure proper care to COVID-19 patients in hospital
Seeking uniform COVID testing charges, the top court said that in some states it was Rs 2,200, while in others it was fixed at Rs 4,500. It however, left the issue to be decided by the Centre.
Wipro to convert Pune office into COVID-19 hospital
Wipro said it would hand over the facility to the Maharashtra government by May 30. The 450-bed hospital, which is going to be equipped to treat moderate cases, will have 12 beds to stabilise critical patients before shifting them to a tertiary care facility. The isolated COVID-19 dedicated complex will also have 24 rooms to accommodate doctors and medical staff.
FICCI fixes rates for COVID-19 treatment in associated private hospitals
The COVID-19 treatment cost has been categorised with respect to government-referred patients, patients paying from out of pocket and those who are covered by third party administrators (TPAs).
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