The district’s private COVID-19 hospitals have been grouped into 11 clusters to monitor and review violations, as per state government guidelines.
District Collector A.Md. Imtiaz said there were 73 state and private hospitals in the district treating COVID patients as of Saturday.
He said that each cluster contains six private hospitals and the clusters were formed based on geographic location. They have been named as Pushpa Hotel (Cluster-1), Puspha Hotel (Cluster-2), Dornakal Road, Nakkala Road, Moghalrajpuram (Cluster-5), Moghalrajpuram (Cluster-6), Ramavarappadu, Autonagar, Benz Circle, Machilipatnam and Nuzvid .
Imtiaz said that each cluster would have a cluster-level task committee that, in addition to overseeing treatment and management of patients, ensures the supply of medicines, oxygen and others.