Fol­low rules or face ac­tion for con­tract­ing virus, hos­pi­tal tells docs

Hindustan Times (Jalandhar) - - HTSPOTLIGH­T -

PA­TIALA: Doc­tors and other staffers of Gov­ern­ment Ra­jin­dra Hos­pi­tal will face dis­ci­plinary ac­tion if they con­tract coro­n­avirus ‘due to neg­li­gence’. The move comes days af­ter 13 staffers of the hos­pi­tal tested positive for Covid-19. The doc­tors are de­mand­ing with­drawal of the or­der.

The or­der reads: “If any­one gets in­fected due to their own neg­li­gence, dis­ci­plinary ac­tion will be taken against them un­der Dis­as­ter Man­age­ment Act.”

Med­i­cal su­per­in­ten­dent Dr Paras Pan­dove said, “It is just an alert for the safety of doc­tors and em­ploy­ees.”

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