Amid experiences that personal hospitals are overcharging COVID-19 patients, Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Tuesday mentioned the state authorities will fix the rates of the treatment for patients. Chauhan additionally mentioned the variety of beds in hospitals throughout the state is being elevated constantly at the same time as he noticed that the depend of instances is on the rise due to the rise within the instances in neighbouring Maharashtra, Chhattisgarh and Uttar Pradesh.
“Many folks advised me at present that COVID-19 patients are being charged exorbitantly by non-public hospitals. We will fix the rates of pandemic treatment in such hospitals,” he mentioned.
Chouhan, who’s on a 24-hour sit-in in Bhopal, was speaking to journalists from numerous districts in a bid to create consciousness about preventive measures to curb the unfold of COVID-19.
Chouhan reiterated he was not in favour of imposing a lockdown within the state for an extended interval as a result of such measure impacts the financial system and the poor.
“Given the present circumstances, I discover it applicable to implement a lockdown on Sunday or some other day,” the chief minister mentioned, including he’ll take a name on taking further steps to deal with the epidemic on Wednesday.
Chouhan careworn the necessity for an enormous public marketing campaign to boost consciousness about sporting masks within the state as many individuals are nonetheless not utilizing them.
The CM launched the “Swasthya Agrah” sit-in on the Minto Hall in Bhopal at 12.30 pm on Tuesday. He is interacting with folks on-line and conducting his official work from the venue.