The country is witnessing an outbreak of Coronavirus. The number of corona patients is increasing. The death toll is also high.
Mumbai: Coronavirus outbreak is being witnessed in the country. The number of corona patients is increasing. The death toll is also high. There is a shortage of oxygen, the drug remedicivir, when the corona is infested. The bed is not available. As a result, relatives of many patients have come to Metakuti. Now a private hospital has done the same. The bill has hit the patient hard. A shocking fact has come to light that Rs 3.7 lakh has been recovered for a day’s treatment at a private hospital in Mathura. Despite spending so much, Corona could not save the patient. He died.
The coronavirus in the country is causing an outcry and patients are being admitted to hospitals in large numbers. Meanwhile, some private hospitals are charging exorbitant fees for this treatment. A similar incident has been reported from Mathura in Uttar Pradesh. The private Covid Hospital at Covid Care Center has been charged 20 times more than the government rate.
The hospital recovered Rs 3.7 lakh
According to the Times of India, Hemalatha Agarwal, 42, was admitted to a private hospital in Mathura after being infected with corona, but died within hours of treatment. The hospital then recovered Rs 3.7 lakh from the family members for one day’s treatment.
The DM ordered an inquiry
Mathura District Magistrate (DM) Navneet Singh Chahal has ordered an inquiry against the private hospital KD Medical College. Strict action will be taken against the hospital, he said. The shocking case is that hospitals have not left any opportunity to recover more money from patients at the time of this epidemic crisis.
3 lakh returned after audio went viral
The hospital had initially refused to refund the entire Rs 6.75 lakh, which was deposited by the family at the time of patient recruitment. The audio of the alleged conversation between the doctor and the patient’s family members went viral. The hospital administration then returned Rs 3 lakh to the victim’s family.
Explanation by the hospital owner
Manoj Agarwal, the owner of KD Hospital, said that he had met Dr. K.S. I have also heard of Bhalla’s audio recording. “I’m trying to find out,” he said. Currently Dr. Bhalla is in Delhi and I will talk to him when he arrives. He further said that Kovid-19 patients are treated at government rates.