Covid impact: 5.8 lakh elective surgeries postponed in India2 min read . Updated: 18 May 2020, 04:03 PM IST
- About 5,05,800 non-emergency surgeries, 51,100 cancer surgeries, and 27,700 obstetric surgeries could have been delayed across India
- Doctors say the pace of normal surgical procedures should now return to normal, albeit with proper precautions to clear the mounting backlog
BENGALURU : More than 5.8 lakh elective surgeries have been delayed or cancelled in India due to the lockdown to prevent the spread of covid-19, according to an international research consortium.
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