Delhi Govt Issues Notice To Top Hospitals For Delay In Reporting COVID-19 Death Cases
New Delhi: The Delhi government has issued show-cause notices to four leading hospitals in the national capital for delay in reporting cases of death due to COVID-19.
According to a statement issued by the Health department of the government, show cause notices were issued to AIIMS, LNJP Hospital, RM Hospital and Safdarjung Hospital to explain the reasons for delay in reporting death cases and for violation of the directions issued by the Health department and DDMA under the Disaster Management Act.
The statement also said that an advisory has also been issued to LNJP Hospital, which is a dedicated COVID-19 hospital, to follow the guidelines so that “no anomaly” is reported in death figures.
Memorandum has also been issued to Baba Saheb Ambedkar Hospital, Guru Teg Bahadur Hospital and Rajiv Gandhi Super Specialty Hospital to explain the reasons for ‘delay’ in reporting death cases.
Delhi recorded 1,295 fresh COVID-19 cases on Sunday, taking the tally to 19,844 while the death toll due to the disease was 473.
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