Private Hospitals in AP Also to Treat COVID-19 Patients

Tue Apr 07 2020 09:39:00 GMT+0530 (IST)

YS Jagan Mohan Reddy led Andhra Pradesh government which is battling hard against the deadly outbreak of novel coronavirus has come up with yet another idea that boosts the efforts in tackling the pandemic.

As a result, the positive patients of COVID-19 will also be admitted to private hospitals and treated there. The required amendments were done to the Aarogyasri scheme to see that the condition in the state gets under control.

The price packages for the treatment were fixed by the AP government which is fixed between Rs 16000 to Rs 2.16 lakh which is maximum. The concerned officials were also directed to oversee the process of admitting the patients and monitoring the treatment.

Talking about the positive cases of the deadly virus in AP the cases are increasing rapidly which has reached 303 cases resulting in a lot of speculations and fears among the public. Jagan's own district Kadapa tops the list with most positive cases with 74 cases.