"Govt itself engaging private hospitals:" Allahabad High Court quashes CMO order which barred a private hospital from giving COVID-19 treatment

"In government hospitals, adequate beds are not available to accommodate Covid-19 patients. The government itself is engaging private hospitals for treatment of Covid-19 patients," the High Court observed.
Allahabad High Court
Allahabad High Court

The Allahabad High Court on Monday quashed the order of the Chief Medical Officer, Varanasi, who had restrained a private hospital from treating Covid-19 patients based on the allegation that the hospital realized higher amount than the prescribed amount from a Covid-19 patient (Medwin Hospital v. State of Uttar Pradesh).

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