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  News   Nation  30 May 2020  Five Delhi hotels to turn into hospitals

Five Delhi hotels to turn into hospitals

ROZANA SPOKESMAN
Published May 30, 2020, 5:34 pm IST
Updated May 30, 2020, 5:34 pm IST
The cases of corona virus are increasing day by day in the whole world. Delhi alone records 1,000 cases for the second consecutive day
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New Delhi: The cases of corona virus are increasing day by day in the whole world. Delhi alone records 1,000 cases for the second consecutive day taking the total number of cases to above 17,000.

CoronavirusCoronavirusNow, Delhi has turned its five hotels to the hospitals due to increase in the cases. As per the order, Hotel Crown Plaza in Okhla Phase-I would be attached to Batra Hospital and Research Centre, Hotel Surya in New Friends Colony to Indraprastha Apollo Hospital, Hotel Siddharth at Rajendra Place to Dr. B.L. Kapur Memorial Hospital, Hotel Jivitesh at Pusa Road to Sir Ganga Ram City Hospital and Hotel Sheraton at Saket District Centre to Max Smart Super Speciality Hospital.

The hotels that are being converted to hospitals will have necessary arrangements for resuscitation services like equipment, drugs and medical consumables.

PhotoPhotoThe hospitals would be allowed to charge up to Rs 5,000 per patient per day for the five-star category and Rs 4,000 per day for three or four star category and this would be inclusive of all consumables, services of doctors, nurses, paramedical staff and nursing staff.

However, investigation charges would be extra and oxygen support would also be chargeable separately at up to Rs 2,000 per day per bed.

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