A lot of nurses and doctors, both at government and private hospitals, are fatigues due to the overcrowding at hospitals, opined former AIADMK MLA K Srinivasan. “One of the major issues is lack of medical equipment at government hospitals and at times of crisis, the State should partially or completely take over the beds and operations of corporate hospitals. Most of the private hospitals are yet to allocate beds for corona patients, the medical equipment and their resources should be temporarily acquired by the State for few weeks, said the former legislator, who had mostly diverted his MLA funds to the Rajiv Gandhi Government General Hospital. “There is no time to float tenders or verify technical correspondence between the State and the medical equipment supplier. Private hospitals have the resources to purchase and operate at a faster pace,” Srinivasan added.