COVID-19: Karnataka CM warns closed private hospitals and ones treating patients
4, Apr 2020, 7:21 PM
Bengaluru: The ministry of health and family welfare today said India's death toll due to the coronavirus pandemic has risen to 68, with 601 new cases reported over the last 24 hours. Till now, there are 2,902 positive cases in India, said the ministry. The number of cases in Karnataka has risen to 128 with 4 deaths. Chief minister BS Yediyurappa held a meeting after which he addressed the media. There have been complaints about private hospitals rejecting patients and denying treatment. Yediyurappa said that strict action would be taken against such hospitals. He also assured of channelising all essentials through district administration.