Government clarifies over false information on Nazareth Hospital

Hospital in meghalaya

Shillong, July 24, 2020: The Commissioner and Secretary to the Government of Meghalaya, Health and Family Welfare Department has informed that information is being circulated on Whatsapp and social media that Nazareth Hospital, Shillong has been sealed in view of detection of Covid-19 cases in the hospital.
The Commissioner and Secretary has clarified that such reports are incorrect and are rumours only and said that the Hospital with its team of dedicated doctors and staff is equipped to handle both COVID-19 as well as normal patients observing all precautionary measures and said that there is no need for the public to be concerned about the safety of the patients as well as the general public.
Stating that the Hospital will continue to provide Emergency services 24 x7 and OPD services will also continue as usual, the Commissioner and Secretary appealed to the public that the staff of the hospital should be allowed to attend to their duties as well as to return to their respective home and no obstruction should be caused to healthcare workers for discharging their duties. (MIPR)

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