Feb 27, 2022

What is the role of private hospitals during the Covid-19 pandemic?

The Patna High Court has said that not only government hospitals, but even private hospitals must provide timely medical treatment to a person in need of such treatment. Not doing so violates the person’s right to life under Article 21 of the Constitution of India, which includes the right to health and access to basic medical infrastructure.

To know more about patient rights, read our explainer. To know more about Covid-19 and how you can register for vaccination, read here.