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Nine recovered Covid patients discharged in West

Thursday, Jun 25, 2020 14:30 [IST]

Last Update: Thursday, Jun 25, 2020 14:30 [IST]

Nine recovered Covid patients discharged in West

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GANGTOK,: Nine patients, after fully recovering from Covid-19, were on Wednesday released from Ayush hospital, Kyongsa near Geyzing. The entire process was supervised by DC (west) Karma R Bonpo, SP (west) Tashi Wangyal, ADC (west) Karma Lepcha and CMO (west) Dr. Anusha Lama, informs an IPR release from Geyzing.
The DC congratulated the recovered patients for the recovery and urged them to take proper care as they have a huge responsibility of keeping their loved ones safe by following the protocols of home quarantine.
Bonpo added the remaining Covid-19 positive patients need not worry rather they should take proper care of themselves and eat well along with exercise and yoga. He also wished them for speedy recovery so that they too can go back to their homes.
The SP also congratulated the recovered patients and advised them to follow the home quarantine protocols strictly, the IPR release adds.
As per the information received, the remaining five positive patients are asymptomatic in nature and are receiving all the necessary treatment in the isolation ward of Ayush hospital where they are kept under continuous observation.
The CMO (west) stated that all necessary health and safety protocols are being followed by all. The patients were discharged after the tests came negative twice within 24 hours.
Dr. Lama informed that the remaining five patients of Ayush isolation centre would be re-tested on June 27. The PHC doctors and ASHA workers have been informed for follow up and strict compliance to the rules of home quarantine, the IPR release mentions.
Instructions of proper home quarantine protocols were given by Ayush in-charge Dr. Nitali Lepcha, the IPR release mentions.

Sikkim at a Glance

  • Area: 7096 Sq Kms
  • Capital: Gangtok
  • Altitude: 5,840 ft
  • Population: 6.10 Lakhs
  • Topography: Hilly terrain elevation from 600 to over 28,509 ft above sea level
  • Climate:
  • Summer: Min- 13°C - Max 21°C
  • Winter: Min- 0.48°C - Max 13°C
  • Rainfall: 325 cms per annum
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