TG Health Minister Etela Rajender warned private hospitals regarding high fee charge.
Covid-19 treatment is not expensive says Telangana state Health Minister Etela Rajender during his visit to TIMS hospital in Gachibowli on Sunday.After inspecting the hospital, the minister said TIMS is ready with 1,350 beds, intensive care units, and ventilators.In addition to Gandhi hospital, the Covid-19 patients now can also utilize TIMS with complete security, nursing and medicines.
Responding to the high charging of fees in a private hospital, Rajender said that the entire treatment of Coronavirus could cost below 10,000 rupees including oxygen, nursing, and medicines.If private hospitals collect more fees from the patients, they would be liable for punishment.
Referring to a few people who are not joining immediately after identifying the symptoms, the minister urged the people to join early and avoid the spreading of the virus.
Adding further the minister claimed that the government is going to set out liquid oxygen tanks at all the Covid-19 hospitals.
He ensured that if this happens the unavailability or availability of oxygen will not be a big issue.