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UT: Pvt hospitals’ 25 % beds to be reserved for coronavirus patients – The Indian Express

Till now, private hospitals were not roped in by the administration for creation of space for more beds, even as city’s private hotels were being used for the purpose.

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Written by Hina Rohtaki
| Chandigarh |
Published: August 20, 2020 12:05:42 pm
Meanwhile, the UT is already on the verge of falling short of critical care beds. Chandigarh’s PGIMER had 200 beds, out of which 137 are occupied. (Representational)As Covid-19 cases have been rapidly increasing in Chandigarh, Governor of Punjab and UT Administrator V P Singh Badnore has ordered that at least 25 per cent of beds available at private hospitals and nursing homes be reserved for coronavirus patients….

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