According to the recent statement, three hospitals to reserve 10% beds to the economically weaker section (EWS) free of cost stated the Delhi health department on Wednesday. The order has been issued to Mool Chand Khairati Lal Hospital, Saroj Super Speciality Hospital, and Sir Ganga Ram Hospital. With the surge in the number of positive cases of COVID-19 patients in the last one week in Delhi and resulting in additional demand for beds in the hospital in an isolation ward as well in ICU said an order. Given the above and to augment the beds’ availability for COVID-19 patients in these hospitals which are declared COVID hospitals to reserve beds in order so as to treat the economically weaker sections of society. Sir Ganga Ram hospital is allowed to keep 20 percent beds for non-COVID patients i.e. a total of 208 beds among which 457 will be paid and EWS will get 51 beds. Mool Chand Khairati Lal Hospital has a total of 140 COVID-19 beds in which 126 will be paid and 14 free of cost to EWS, Saroj Super Speciality Hospital has 154 beds in total among which 139 will be paid COVID-19 beds and 15 for EWS. This order is passed to help the weaker section of the society in the case of COVID-19 pandemic survival.
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