Pokhara, Oct.22: Only yesterday Gandaki State government had said that there will be free treatment for COVID-19 patients in the state. But today, Western Regional Hospital which is under central government has surrender in Facebook saying that people will have to pay for treatment.
It is to be noted that Western Regional Hospital is under central government. The Health Ministry has already said that except the poor, all the patients have to pay for the treatment.
Gandaki State government’s spoke person Ramsharan Basnet yesterday had told people not believe in the rumour about charge paying system in the treatment of COVID-19.
The treatment in Gandaki State was provided in Pokhara based Western Regional Hospital. Patients specially from 11 districts of the state were being treated in this hospital.