Private hospitals can’t deny treating Covid-19 patients, those with symptoms in Karnataka
If any private hospital refuses to treat Covid-19 patients or those with related symptoms will face punishment under sections of Disaster Management Act 2005, the Karnataka government has said.Updated: Jun 28, 2020 10:41 IST
The Karnataka government on Saturday issued an order, directing private hospitals not to deny treatment to patients with coronavirus and Covid-19 like symptoms.
“Non-compliance of this order will attract punishment under sections of Disaster Management Act 2005,” an order read.
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Meanwhile, people coming from Maharashtra will be placed in seven-day institutional quarantine followed by seven-day home quarantine in Karnataka, the state government said.
People coming from other states will need to undergo 14-day home quarantine.