Gurugram, Sept. 23 -- The standardised per-day charges for Covid-19 treatment in private hospitals (Rs.8,000-18,000) 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.

Presently, 225 patients from Gurugram and 156 patients from other parts of Haryana are hospitalised in the district. Apart from this another 255 outstation patients- 55 from Delhi, 97 from Uttar Pradesh and 103 from other parts of the country - are also admitted in the private and governm...