03 August 2020 – All hospitals required to receive all patients, including suspected cases

Type of Intervention: Executive Order
Sectors Involved: Health
Intervention Categories: Legal and policy; Regulatory change; Enforcement actions
Level of Jurisdiction: National
Lead People/Agency: The media office of the Ministry of Public Health issued the following statement: The Hospitals are Bound to Admit all the Patients, Including the Suspected Cases.

Overview: The Ministry of Public Health reminds of the inevitability of hospitals applying the emergency plan issued by the ministry in the face of Corona and stresses the following: All hospitals, under the aforementioned plan, are obligated to receive all sick cases without exception, including those suspected of having Corona, and to deal with them on this basis in accordance with scientific principles and preventive measures and to provide the necessary immediate treatments, especially life-saving aid, regardless of the analyzes that are made Its results will be issued later.
Full details here: https://www.moph.gov.lb/en/Media/view/36804/moph-the-hospitals-are-bound-to-admit-all-the-patients-including-the-suspected-cases

Type of Justification: No justification given