The Delhi government on Tuesday passed an order directing the Taj Mansingh hotel to be converted into a hospital for treating Covid-19-positive patients. The 5-star hotel, located in the Lutyens’ zone, would be attached to Sir Ganga Ram Hospital.
In the order, the Delhi government said that it has decided to requisition rooms in various hotels of Delhi and link them with the nearest hospital to accommodate more number of Covid-19 patients.
According to the order, Taj Mansingh would be responsible for biomedical waste disposal, room services, housekeeping, disinfection and food for patients. Sir Ganga Ram hospital would be responsible for ambulance services, taking care of staff shortage, etc.