Now, even mildly symptomatic Covid sufferers in Punjab can go for house quarantine


Vishav Bharti

Tribune News Service

Chandigarh, September 7

In revised pointers, the Punjab authorities now has allowed sufferers examined optimistic even having gentle signs for house isolation.

As per the revised pointers issued right this moment by Director Health Services, now any particular person getting examined for COVID-19 on the time of giving pattern could submit a consent kind for house isolation stating that he or she has facility for house isolation at her or his residence and is asymplomatic or gentle symptomatic and doesn’t have any co-morbidity or the co-morbid situation is beneath management.

Seek medical consideration

  • If critical indicators or signs develop, together with problem in respiratory

  • Dip in oxygen saturation (Sp02 <95%)

  • Persistent ache/stress within the chest

  • Mental confusion or lack of ability to arouse

  • Slurred speech/seizures

  • Weakness or numbness in any limb or face

  • Developing bluish discolorations of lips/face

  • Worsening of co-morbid circumstances

Health workers at walk-in testing corners and testing website will help in filling these undertakings and maintain the stuffed and signed copies secure for document.

In case the particular person seems to be optimistic for Covid-19, she or he needn’t come to the hospital and the district Covid Positive Tracking Teams will contact him or her over telephone and examine his well being standing. Patient can be monitored by Covid Positive Tracking groups throughout the interval of isolation and instantly shift the sufferers to acceptable isolation facility if her or his situation worsens. 

Apart from that, Covid Positive Tracking Team shall go to the affected person at the very least thrice throughout the interval of isolation.

Eligibility for Home lsolation: Such circumstances ought to have the requisite facility at their residence for self-isolation and likewise for quarantining the household contacts.



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