Hospitals in Delhi might not admit patients without these documents — here’s the entire list
Delhi governmenton May 7 issued a list of documents that would make local people eligible to get treatment for coronavirus.
- This came after
Arvind Kejriwalreserved all state-owned hospital bedsfor locals only.
- There are around 40 Delhi government-run hospitals in the national capital including LNJP Hospital, GTB Hospital and Rajiv Gandhi Super Speciality Hospital which will be reserved for residents of the national capital.
The Delhi government on May 7 issued a list of documents that would make local people eligible to get treatment for coronavirus in all state government and private hospitals in the national capital.
This came after Arvind Kejriwal reserved all state-owned hospital beds for locals only. According to the latest announcement, government and private hospitals in Delhi will only treat
However, to be eligible for treatment, people will have to carry these documents to prove their identity:
- Vote ID
- Bank/Kisan/Post Office current Passbook
- Patient Ration Card/Passport/Driving Licence/Income Tax Return
- Latest Water/Telephone/Electricity/Gas Connection Bill either in the name of the patient or his/her immediate relation like parents, etc
- postal department's post received/delivered in the patient's name at the given address.
- Aadhaar card made before June 7, 2020
There are around 40 Delhi government-run hospitals in the national capital including LNJP Hospital, GTB Hospital and Rajiv Gandhi Super Speciality Hospital which will be reserved for people.
As Delhi sees a surge in coronavirus cases, the government also asked private hospitals to provide their schedule of charges for treatment of the virus to the Directorate General of Health services.
Separately, the government has also issued to all hospitals operating in Delhi including hospitals run by the Delhi government, Centre and urban local bodies of Delhi, army and private sector that no patient who is having COVID-19 symptoms and is in moderate and severe category be denied admission on pretext him/her not having a COVID-19 positive report.
The number of coronavirus cases in Delhi crossed the 28,000-mark with 1,282 fresh infections while the death toll climbed to 812 on Sunday, according to the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare.
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