Bangalore: Revenue minister R Ashok, who is in charge of Covid, said that coronavirus patients should not be given only rice and Sambar in the hospitals. Minister Ashok has given strict instructions to hospitals about following a proper food menu. He visited CV Raman City Hospital and inspected them,after receiving information from the patients that only rice was being offered and not a full meal, he spoke to concerned officials to set it right.

He has instructed officials to provide chapati, palya, rice, sambar, yogurt and ghee along with fruits everyday to patients to provide proper nutrition.This rule is applicable to all the hospitals in Karnataka.