Karnataka govt orders resumption of non-Covid treatment in all govt hospitals

Thursday, 22 Jul, 11.30 pm

Buoyed by the considerable fall in the daily Covid cases across Karnataka in the past few days, the state government on Thursday ordered the resumption of non-Covid treatments in all government hospitals that were converted as Covid hospitals. The government has also directed that no person suffering from non-covid ailments shall be diverted to private hospitals citing the Covid-19 situation.

In a circular to all the DHOs and District Surgeons, Dr KV Trilok Chandra, Commissioner, Health and Family Welfare directed that the hospitals shall revert to the treatment of Covid cases if the daily dose of Covid cases shoot up considerably and all personnel and facilities shall be kept ready at all times for such emergency.