Government of National Capital Territory of Delhi
Health & Family Welfare Department
9th Level, A-Wing, Delhi Secretariat, New Delhi – 110002

Number: 52/DGHS/PH-IV/COVID-19/2020/prsecyhfw/5714-5721 Date: 24.04.2020

It has been noted that many patients of End Stage Renal Disease who have been receiving haemodialysis as Renal Replacement Therapy, have turned COVID positive and are being refused dialysis service by all government and private hospitals of Delhi owing to their COVID status.

Lok Nayak Hospital is a dedicated COVID Hospital with the bed capacity of 2000. Recently, dialysis services for COVID positive patients have been started at Lok Nayak Hospital in the hospital’s own dialysis unit as well as in the dialysis centre functioning on PPP mode in the hospital. All the COVID positive patients in need of dialysis shall be admitted in Lok Nayak Hospital for Dialysis as per their requirement.

The hospital authorities are directed to ensure optimum utilization of the resources available in both the dialysis units. All the Chief District Medical Officers through their District Surveillance Units shall ensure that all such positive patients are referred to Lok Nayak Hospital for admission and dialysis.

Padmini Singla
Secretary (Health and FW)


1. Medical Director, Lok Nayak Hospital
2. All CDMOs, Govt. of NCT of Delhi
3. DGHS, Govt. of NCT of Delhi

Number: 52/DGHS/PH-IV/COVID-19/2020/prsecyhfw/5714-5721 Date: 24.04.2020

Copy to:

1. Addl. CS (Home), Govt. of NCT of Delhi
2. Pr. Secretary to Hon’ble LG, Delhi
3. Pr. Secretary (Revenue), Govt. of NCT of Delhi
4. Pr. Secretary (Health & FW /UD), Govt. of NCT of Delhi
5. Addl. Secretary to Hon’ble CM, Govt. of NCT of Delhi
6. Secretary to Hon’ble Minister of Health, GNCT of Delhi
7. OSD to CS, Govt. of NCT of Delhi
8. PA to Spl. Secretary (H&FW)

Padmini Singla
Secretary (Health and FW)

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