You are here: Home » News-ANI » National
Business Standard

Uttarakhand govt takes over private hospitals, reserves 25 percent beds for COVID-19 patients

ANI  |  General News 

In a bid to tackle the coronavirus pandemic, Uttarakhand government on Tuesday decided to take over control of all private hospitals which have 100 or more beds and reserve 25 percent of these for COVID-19 patients.

The Trivendra Singh Rawat government has decided to reserve 25 percent of beds in these private medical facilities for suspected COVID-19 patients, a statement by the government said.

According to the World Health Organisation (WHO), the number of cases worldwide has surpassed 3,30,000, while the number of deaths has exceeded 14,000.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Tue, March 24 2020. 08:49 IST