New Delhi, Oct 6 (UNI) The Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare on Tuesday said that better public
health infrastructure has no direct bearing on deaths caused due to Novel Coronarius, but in order to reduce mortality, it is important that patients receive timely treatment.
In a press briefing, Union Health Secretary Rajesh Bhushan, when asked about the high number of deaths due to COVID-19 in urban areas of Maharashtra, despite having better health facilities, said better health facilities can’t stop death.
He said, ‘If you look at European countries, the system of public health and hospitals in France, Italy and
Spain was comparatively much better than in our country. Despite this, there were large-scale COVID-19 deaths.
‘The question is not if you have a large number of hospitals and better facilities are available in the hospitals, then there will be no deaths due to corona. The question is