Free covid treatment in 56 private hospitals of Bihar

The third wave of coronavirus in Bihar is almost at its end. Meanwhile, the vaccination campaign is gaining momentum in the state. Health Minister Mangal Pandey has said that it has been included in the top four states taking the task of vaccination as it should be. The government has also made arrangements in 56 private hospitals of the state for free treatment of corona patients. Free Covid Treatment for Ayushman Card Holder Corona patients will be free of cost in 56 private hospitals of the state. Free treatment of all corona patients is already being done in all government medical colleges and hospitals of the state.

The Health Department of the Government of Bihar has released the list of private hospitals for patients with Ayushman cards. The state government has fixed the fees for private hospitals. There are 16 hospitals in Patna among the hospitals empaneled by the health department. Three in Begusarai, 5- each in Darbhanga and Gaya and 2 each in Bhagalpur, Bhojpur, Madhubani, Muzaffarpur, Aurangabad, Katihar, Kishanganj, Munger, Nalanda, Rohtas, Siwan, Vaishali.

Health Minister Mangal Pandey has expressed gratitude to all the health workers along with the doctors for the inclusion of Bihar in the four states which have the most vaccinations. The minister said on Wednesday that 10.80 crore people have been vaccinated in the state so far. Of these, more than 10.50 crore doses have been given to people above the age of 18 years. While more than 30 lakh doses have been given to adolescents in the age group of 15-18 years.

Aamir Khan

Aamir Khan is a student at the Centre for Chinese and South-east Asian Studies, JNU, New Delhi. He also works with Hasratein- a Delhi based queer collective. The current area of his academic interest lies in the study of the Chinese language and society.