Gurugram,, Sept. 23 -- (Hindustan Times) -- The standardised per-day charges for Covid-19 treatment in private hospitals (Rs 8000-18,000) fixed by the state government in June will now be applicable only to Haryana residents, an order issued by the state health department on September 18 stated. The decision comes at a time when hospitalisation of Covid-19 patients from Haryana, as well as those from other parts of the country, has been witnessing a steady spike in Gurugram.

Gurugram is perceived to have a robust private healthcare infrastructure in place, a primary reason for many outstation patients opting to undergo treatment for Covid-19 in the city rather than their own hometowns. Presently, 225 patients from Gurugram and 156 patien...