Amid experiences that personal hospitals are overcharging COVID-19 sufferers, Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Tuesday stated the state authorities will repair the charges of the therapy for sufferers. Chauhan additionally stated the variety of beds in hospitals throughout the state is being elevated repeatedly at the same time as he noticed that the rely of instances is on the rise due to the rise within the instances in neighbouring Maharashtra, Chhattisgarh and Uttar Pradesh.
“Many individuals advised me immediately that COVID-19 sufferers are being charged exorbitantly by personal hospitals. We are going to repair the charges of pandemic therapy in such hospitals,” he stated.
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 acceptable to implement a lockdown on Sunday or another day,” the chief minister stated, including he’ll take a name on taking further steps to deal with the epidemic on Wednesday.
Chouhan burdened the necessity for an enormous public marketing campaign to lift consciousness about carrying masks within the state as many individuals are nonetheless not utilizing them.
The CM launched the “Swasthya Agrah” sit-in on the Minto Corridor in Bhopal at 12.30 pm on Tuesday. He’s interacting with folks on-line and conducting his official work from the venue.