Hyatt Regency & Other Premium Hotels To Be Used As COVID-19 Treatment Centres In Delhi

New Delhi: As cases in the national capital crossed the 36,000-mark, the Delhi government on Saturday directed four premier hotels, Pullman, Hyatt Regency, Vasant Continental and Andaz Delhi in south Delhi to accommodate coronavirus patients.

Pullman Hotels in IGI Airport has been asked to isolate all its rooms and keep them for Apollo Hospitals, Sarita Vihar. The premier hotel will be an extended hospital.

The government is looking to get hotel rooms and beds near hospitals to accommodate COVID-19 patients. Hyatt Regency has been asked to isolate 200 rooms and keep them at the disposal of Fortis Hospital, Vasant Kunj.

Hotel Vasant Continental will be giving 117 rooms at the disposal of Indian Spinal Injuries Centre Hopsital, Vasant Kunj.

Andaz Delhi-a concept by Hyatt in Aerocity will be isolating all its rooms for Apollo Hospitals.

Earlier, Hotel Crown Plaza, Okhla had been attached with Batra Hospital, Hotel Surya, New Friends Colony with Indraprastha Apollo Hospital, Hotel Siddharth, Rajendra Place with Dr B L Kapur Memorial Hospital, Hotel Jivitesh, Pusa Road with Sir Ganga Ram Hospital and Hotel Sheraton, Saket with Max Smart Super Speciality Hospital.

The hospitals may accommodate their doctors, nurses, and other paramedical staff at their own expenses and decide a rate mutually with the hotels.

Not complying with this order will attract penal provisions under the Disaster Management Act, 2006, the Delhi government noted.

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