Civic-run Hindu Rao Hospital, whose resident docs are at present agitating over due salaries, was on Tuesday faraway from the listing of COVID-19 services by the Delhi authorities. North Delhi Mayor Jai Prakash stated, the final OPD companies resumed on the facility and practically “160 sufferers visited”. The Delhi authorities’s well being division in an order issued on Tuesday stated, in view of the surge in COVID-19 circumstances then, Bara Hindu Rao Hospital was declared as a delegated hospital on June 14.
“And whereas a request has been acquired from the Commissioner, North Delhi Municipal Company for changing the Bara Hindu Rao Hospital to a non-COVID hospital. And whereas the matter has been examined and in view of the low common mattress occupancy of the hospital and request acquired from the NDMC, Bara Hindu Rao Hospital is hereby faraway from the listing of designated COVID-19 hospitals with instant impact,” the order stated.
Delhi authorities on Saturday had ordered the shifting of COVID-19 sufferers from the civic-run hospital to its personal services.
The transfer to shift sufferers had come a day after the resident docs of the hospital went on a “symbolic indefinite strike” over their due salaries for the final three months.
Seventeen had been shifted to LNJP Hospital and three to Aruna Asaf Ali Hospital, whereas there in ICU had been retained.
The sanitisation of the hospital was performed on Sunday.
(With PTI inputs)