A source has said private hospitals could be punished as a “last resort” to encourage them to take more non-Covid patients from the public healthcare system. Photo: Felix Wong
A source has said private hospitals could be punished as a “last resort” to encourage them to take more non-Covid patients from the public healthcare system. Photo: Felix Wong

Hong Kong private hospitals could be punished over low non-Covid patient intake from public healthcare sector, source says

  • Source familiar with situation says private hospitals could be slapped with tougher licensing conditions if they hold off taking non-Covid patients from public facilities
  • Hong Kong’s overall coronavirus tally passes the 1.5 million mark as health officials report 8,457 new infections on Saturday

A source has said private hospitals could be punished as a “last resort” to encourage them to take more non-Covid patients from the public healthcare system. Photo: Felix Wong
A source has said private hospitals could be punished as a “last resort” to encourage them to take more non-Covid patients from the public healthcare system. Photo: Felix Wong
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