594 doctors died in second wave of COVID-19, says IMA
So far, Delhi, Bihar, U.P. and Rajasthan have misplaced the utmost quantity of doctors.
The Indian Medical Association (IMA) mentioned that 594 doctors died throughout the second wave of COVID-19 throughout the nation. It launched an up to date checklist on Wednesday and famous that Delhi (107), Bihar (96), Uttar Pradesh (67) and Rajasthan (43) have misplaced the utmost quantity of doctors thus far.
While no such depend is offered for different medical employees at present, the Centre earlier this week introduced a brand new system of processing the insurance coverage claims underneath the ‘Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Package (PMGKP) — Insurance Scheme for Health Workers Fighting COVID-19’.
The Health Ministry famous that claims could be licensed by the District Collector and might be settled in 48 hours after approval.
The transfer follows a number of States elevating the matter of processing delays in insurance coverage claims. “This latest order is aimed at cutting down delays and to further streamline and simplify the processing of the insurance claims,” mentioned the Ministry.